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The sun has burst the sky
Because I love you
And the river its banks.
I was raised to feel that doing nothing was a sin. I had to learn to do nothing.
When I am an old woman I shall wear purple
With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.
And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves
And satin sandals, and say we've got no money for butter.
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Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
May 7, 1932
January 8, 2018
Jenny Joseph was an English poet.
Extreme of Things (2006)
Led by the Nose (2002)
Ghosts and other company (1995)
Beached boats (1991)
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