The Alley . a poem by Alice B. Clagett

Written in the 1970s; published on 15 February 2019; cataloged as ‘date of publication’ 1 January 1970

Image: “Cicada,” by Alice B. Clagett, late 1900s, CC BY-SA 4.0

Image: “Cicada,” by Alice B. Clagett, late 1900s, CC BY-SA 4.0

Dear Ones,

Here is an early poem written when I lived in San Francisco. I was walking with my then-husband downtown and noticed a kitten. I wondered if I should take it home, but he felt it belonged to someone and would be all right there. At that time I was working downtown, and I used to ride my blue bicycle to work …

THE ALLEY
A Poem by Alice B. Clagett
amongst her early works

We were walking down an alley
and a child bounced out the door.
A white child kitten child
tumbled out the door.

So

we stepped over it.

Skies.
Peel.out.the.thunder.of.my.altoo.quiet.love

.

I had a bright blue silver wind machine.
It carried me to where I spent my days, asleep
so I could eat (dayfood.

And was there once that wonder in the world?

. . . . .

In love, light and joy,
I Am of the Stars

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poems by Alice, 2u3d,

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