Thursday, July 14, 2016

Poem: Bean eaters by Gwendolyn Brooks

They eat beans mostly,this old yellow pair.
Dinner is a casual affair
Plain chipware on a plain and freaking wood,
Tin flatware.

Two who are Mostly Good.
Two who have lived their day 
But keep on putting on their clothes
And putting on their clothes
And putting things away

And remembering...
Remembering, with twinklings and twinges 
As they lean over the beans in their rented back room that
Is full of beads and receipts and dolls and clothes,
Tobacco crumbs,vases and fringes.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

Poem: Bean eaters by Gwendolyn Brooks

They eat beans mostly,this old yellow pair.
Dinner is a casual affair
Plain chipware on a plain and freaking wood,
Tin flatware.

Two who are Mostly Good.
Two who have lived their day 
But keep on putting on their clothes
And putting on their clothes
And putting things away

And remembering...
Remembering, with twinklings and twinges 
As they lean over the beans in their rented back room that
Is full of beads and receipts and dolls and clothes,
Tobacco crumbs,vases and fringes.

No comments:

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