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Finding A Long Gray Hair

Jane Kenyon

I scrub the long floorboards
in the kitchen, repeating
the motions of other women
who have lived in this house.
And when I find a long gray hair
floating in the pail,
I feel my life added to theirs.

Added: 16 Jan 2002 | Last Read: 17 Jan 2021 4:58 PM | Viewed: 7237 times

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