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Marjorie Allen Seiffert

  • Lust is the oldest lion of them all ...

    • Marjorie Allen Seiffert,
    • "An Italian Chest," A Woman of Thirty ()
  • Yesterday's beauty and joy lie deep / In sorrow's heart, asleep.

    • Marjorie Allen Seiffert,
    • "Sorrow," A Woman of Thirty ()
  • The I that does not love you / I have kept hidden away / In the dark. / (I never dreamed / There was a You / That does not love me!) / Tonight they met.

    • Marjorie Allen Seiffert,
    • "Winter Night," A Woman of Thirty ()
  • ... when I search your soul until / I see too deeply and divine / That you can never love me — Still / I hold you fast for you are mine!

    • Marjorie Allen Seiffert,
    • " Possession," A Woman of Thirty ()
  • My cowardice / Covers me safely / From everything ...

    • Marjorie Allen Seiffert,
    • "Portrait of a Lady in Bed," A Woman of Thirty ()
  • I, John Shepherd, vagrant, / Petition the park commissioners / For wider benches.

    • Marjorie Allen Seiffert,
    • "From the Madison Street Police Station," A Woman of Thirty ()
  • They who dance / Find infinite golden floors / Beneath their feet.

    • Marjorie Allen Seiffert,
    • "Sequence," A Woman of Thirty ()

Marjorie Allen Seiffert, U.S. poet

(1885 - 1970)