Hatred By Gwendolyn Bennett

Hatred By Gwendolyn Bennett I shall hate you Like a dart of singing steel Shot through still air At even-tide, Or solemnly As pines are sober When they stand etched Against the sky. Hating you shall be a game Played with cool hands And slim fingers. Your heart will yearn For the lonely splendor Of […]

Fantasy By Gwendolyn Bennett

Fantasy By Gwendolyn Bennett I sailed in my dreams to the Land of Night Where you were the dusk-eyed queen, And there in the pallor of moon-veiled light The loveliest things were seen … A slim-necked peacock sauntered there In a garden of lavender hues, And you were strange with your purple hair As you […]