Aught, no. 3 (1999)

Dina Alexander

This Girl

           -- From Iris Murdoch's Henry and Cato


quite the I was Beautiful her
think light than an Elderly, woman'
and be the limelight.
the Sooner responsibility shall be pleased
that henry young Bride
shall hand over
to the two of you
Absolutely the background
colette, oh-oh-keeping,
distant slowly of the house.

Been that's it.
was all about
for I think Good girl.
oh awfully healthy
dear mother
to Be married
moved away
towards son
not Prostitute after a pause
into their Muddy boots
fiercely away.

i'm Not laughing.
listen mother, this Girl

 


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