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Jean Toomer - Portrait in Georgia

Hair--braided chestnut,
coiled like a lyncher's rope,
Eyes--fagots,
Lips--old scars, or the first red blisters,
Breath--the last sweet scent of cane,
And her slim body, white as the ash
of black flesh after flame. 

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Poet: Jean Toomer
Poem: Portrait in Georgia
Poem of the Day: Apr 1 2010

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