May 8, 2011

Poetry Lovers

Posted in Uncategorized at 10:52 by Miracle

Bob and Florence are poetry lovers from the fifties who dwell in the pages of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Sonnets and Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Sonnets from the Portuguese. Inheriting these antique books via book rummage was merriment enough, but discovering that both passed through the hands of the same poetry lovers was sentimentally touching.

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Noticing that both books were bequeathed to Florence in August of 1951, I composed this pruned pruning poem for them:

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