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Venetian Interior
(7 September 1885 – 16 December 1928 / Somerville, New Jersey)

Venetian Interior

Poem By Elinor Morton Wylie

Allegra, rising from her canopied dreams,
Slides both white feet across the slanted beams
Which lace the peacock jalousies: behold
An idol of fine clay, with feet of gold

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A fine twist in that final line gives this poem a glaze of memorability


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