May Swenson quotes- 5 of
Body my house
my horse my hound
what will I do
when you are fallen
I was the horse and the rider,
and the leather I slapped to his rump
spanked my own behind.
quiet, negligent riding,
my toes standing the stirrups,
my thighs hugging his ribs.
Go tie back your hair, said my mother,
and Why is your mouth all green?
The summer that I was ten--
Can it be there was only one
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