Lady in White

A world where one can never live in darkness
And strangers stay connected through the night
Yet to another in the street they’re heartless
Ignoring them as men bereft of sight
A picture without clarity nor sharpness
Til a lady painted head to toe in white
Plays statue as a multitude walks by
And for a coin she’ll look you in the eye

What an amazing form! It lends the poem a real narrative power, I can see why Byron chose it for Don Juan

Inspired by this TED talk by Amanda Palmer :
I want to write more for this but I’m too tired to do it tonight

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  1. Pingback: Lady in White continued – part 2 | Who Wander Are Lost

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