Harry Crosby

(4 June 1898 - 10 December 1929 / Boston, Massachusetts)

Nor Look Behind


Remember Lot's wife
How like a woman in a barren field
No stronger than a flower
Not born in shame
Like the deaf adder
Adding fuel to the flame
Of virtue
Of weak minds
Of blame
In naked beauty more
The most when unadorned
Spare not nor look behind
Nor fear
Nor spare
The scorned.

Submitted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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