Laura Riding

(January 16, 1901 – September 2, 1991 / New York City)

Laura Riding Poems

1. The Poet's Corner 1/13/2003
2. With The Face 1/13/2003
3. In Due Form 1/13/2003
4. Yes And No 1/13/2003
5. The World And I 1/13/2003
6. The Simple Line 1/13/2003
7. The Quids 1/13/2003

The Simple Line

The secrets of the mind convene splendidly,
Though the mind is meek.
To be aware inwardly
of brain and beauty
Is dark too recognizable.
Thought looking out on thought
Makes one an eye:
Which it shall be, both decide.
One is with the mind alone,

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