Laura Riding Jackson, “Voices” …

laura riding jacksonLaura Riding Jackson

“Voices”

Are there words thin enough for such thin lips?
Smiles are more tenuous than laughter,
And their only echo is pain.
 
       – from “The City of Cold Women”
 
 
 
 
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~ by samofthetenthousandthings on May 13, 2016.

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