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Helen Forman

Helen Forman had poems published in the Kenyon Review, Partisan Review, and elsewhere. She was the daughter of founding Kenyon Review editor John Crowe Ransom.

Spring 1951

Ophelia

By Helen Forman

Forlorn Ophelia draggles everywhere, An ivory tower for polliwogs, Her feet and her hands and her shattered hair Weeping undone as peas and pods. She was marvelous and tall in […]

Spring 1951

Mother and Child

By Helen Forman

The baby fastens to its mother's lap, A shining snow cap settled light and cold Upon its mountain. They love and they sink old As first connection; they lock with […]

Ophelia

By Helen Forman

From The Kenyon Review, Spring 1951, Vol. XIII, No. 2 Forlorn Ophelia draggles everywhere, An ivory tower for polliwogs, Her feet and her hands and her shattered hair Weeping undone […]