Lorine Niedecker

The wild and wavy event

The wild and wavy event
now chintz at the window

was revolution...
Adams

to Miss Abigail Smith:
You have faults

You hang your head down
like a bulrush

you read, you write, you think
but I drink Madeira

to you
and you cross your Leggs

while sitting.
[Later:]

How are the children?
If in danger run to the woods.

Evergreen o evergreen
how faithful are your branches.



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