Lola Ridge

(December 12, 1873- May 19, 1941 / Dublin)

An Old Workman - Poem by Lola Ridge

Warped… gland-dry…
With spine askew
And body shrunken into half its space…
Well-used as some cracked paving-stone…
Bearing on his grimed and pitted front
A stamp… as of innumerable feet.


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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, February 8, 2012



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