Winter 1964 • Vol. XXVI No. 1 PoetryJanuary 1, 1964 |

Man Does, Woman Is

Studiously by lamplight I appraised The palm of your hand, its heart-line Identical with its head-line; And you appraised the approving frown. I spread my cards face-upward on the table, Not challenging you for yours. Man does; but woman is— Should a gamester argue with his luck?

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Studiously by lamplight I appraised The palm of your hand, its heart-line Identical with its head-line; And you appraised the approving frown. I spread my cards face-upward on the table, […]

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