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Poem by Lola Ridge

East River

Dour river
Jaded with monotony of lights
Diving off mast heads.
Lights mad with creating in a river turning its sullen back
Heave up, river
Vomit back into the darkness your spawn of light.
The night will gut what you give her.

Lola Ridge

Lola Ridge's other poems:
  1. Scandal
  2. Dispossed
  3. North Wind
  4. Broadway
  5. Manhattan

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