by Amy Lowell (1874 - 1925)

I followed a procession of singing girls
Language: English 
I followed a procession of singing girls
Who danced to the glitter of tambourines.
Where the street turned at a lighted corner,
I caught the purple dress of one of the dancers,
But, as I grasped it, it tore,
And the purple dye ran from it
Like blood
Upon the ground.

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This text was added to the website: 2014-03-25
Line count: 8
Word count: 51