He’s the one for me.

I Knew a Clean Man

I knew a clean man
but he was not for me.
Now I sew green aprons
over covered seats. He

wades the muddy water fishing,
falls in, dries his last pay-check
in the sun, smooths it out
in Leaves of Grass. He’s
the one for me.

    — Lorine Niedecker

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~ by Gli amori difficili on Friday 26 February 2010.

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