I knew a woman…

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I knew a woman, lovely in her bones

When small birds sighed she would sigh back at them;

Ah, when she moved, she moved more ways than one:

The shapes a bright container can contain!

 

From Theodore Roethke, I Knew a Woman

 

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/43331

Photo credit: Thomas Hawk  http://www.flickr.com/photos/51035555243@N01/30472346812

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