Elinor Morton Wylie

(7 September 1885 – 16 December 1928 / Somerville, New Jersey)

Venetian Interior - Poem by Elinor Morton Wylie

Allegra, rising from her canopied dreams,
Slides both white feet across the slanted beams
Which lace the peacock jalousies: behold
An idol of fine clay, with feet of gold


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  • Susan Williams (2/17/2016 4:22:00 PM)


    A fine twist in that final line gives this poem a glaze of memorability (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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