Amy Lowell

(9 February 1874 – 12 May 1925 / Boston, Massachusetts)

Aubade - Poem by Amy Lowell

As I would free the white almond from the green husk
So I would strip your trappings off,
Beloved.
And fingering the smooth and polished kernel
I should see that in my hands glittered a gem beyond counting.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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