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(1908 - 1963 / Michigan / United States)

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I Knew a Woman

I knew a woman, lovely in her bones,
When small birds sighed, she would sigh back at them;
Ah, when she moved, she moved more ways than one:
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  • Liliana ~el (12/22/2013 9:32:00 AM)

    Wow Very nice poem immortalizing this woman

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  • * Sunprincess * (12/21/2013 5:54:00 PM)

    ....a poet's infatuation beautifully described...loved..

  • Thomas Harris (12/21/2013 1:26:00 PM)

    Reminds me of The Song of Solomon in some ways. A great celebration of the body of the beloved.

  • Leslie Audes (12/5/2009 8:37:00 AM)

    This is just the height of romance.

  • S. A. S. (1/4/2009 1:02:00 AM)

    It's a pleasure to read Roethke again.

  • Padraig Mcaheel (5/13/2006 1:01:00 PM)

    i dont know dddddddddddddddddddddaaaaaaaaaa

  • Nancy De La Pena (4/10/2006 7:19:00 PM)

    where is this woman?

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