Amy Lowell

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

The Bungler - Poem by Amy Lowell

You glow in my heart
Like the flames of uncontrolled candles.
But when I go to warm my hands,
My clumsiness overturns the light,
and then I stumble
Against the tables and chairs.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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