Explore Poems GO!

! ! Stevie Smith Reading Her Poems

Rating: 2.5

She was not yet really 'known' -
but asked to read by this small group
of older Jewish refugees and eager youngsters,
talent destined for a fame,
at the tiny Gaberbocchus Press

which did not affect at all
the self-contained aloneness
that walked up the aisle from door to barely stage

and in a clear dry voice neither apology nor hope
Read More

READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Dwuggy 15 April 2018

Not waving is theft.

0 0 Reply
Dwuggy 15 April 2018

I asked for Stevie Smith

0 0 Reply
Gol Mcadam 22 May 2005

This is really nice.

1 0 Reply