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Phyllis Gotlieb (1926-)

Red Black White


              1blood ink paper have been my life I bore
              2children in a slush of blood
              3dreamed in a scratch of ink
              4and that damned white paper
              5with words to be written everywhere


Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto.
Copyright Red Blood Black Ink White Paper 2002 Exile Editions
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries.

Original text: Phyllis Gotlieb, Red Blood, Black Ink, White Paper: new and selected poems, 1961-2001 (Toronto: Exile Editions, 2002): 109. PS 8513.O77R33 Robarts Library
First publication date: 2002
Publication date note: Phyllis Gotlieb, Red Blood, Black Ink, White Paper: new and selected poems, 1961-2001 (Toronto: Exile Editions, 2002): 109. PS 8513.O77R33 Robarts Library
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: 2003
Recent editing: 1:2003/1/11

Rhyme: unrhyming


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