Robert Lowell

(1917 - 1977 / Boston / United States)

"To Speak of Woe That Is in Marriage"


"The hot night makes us keep our bedroom windows open.
Our magnolia blossoms.Life begins to happen.
My hopped up husband drops his home disputes,
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  • Rookie Calvin Towle (4/21/2007 6:36:00 PM)

    The poems of Lowell that one sees in anthologies are all pretty tame beside this one, which probably embarrasses the editors of anthologies. (Report) Reply

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