Elinor Morton Wylie

Somerville, New Jersey
Elinor Morton Wylie
Somerville, New Jersey
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Now Let No Charitable Hope

Rating: 3.2
Now let no charitable hope
Confuse my mind with images
Of eagle and of antelope:
I am by nature none of these.

I was, being human, born alone;
I am, being woman, hard beset;
I live by squeezing from a stone
What little nourishment I get.
In masks outrageous and austere
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Uzefa Rashida M.a 25 March 2016
so hope is not expected as charity and the poet is strong to live in whatever situation come to her. thats what is hope that makes one strong and confident. Great write.
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A poem with beautiful images of hope. Likes.
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