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28 Apr 2006

I Could Talk to You of Fairies.

Written by sally @ 9:42 am — Section: Uncategorized

I Could Show You the Colors
— Eudora Alice Welty

I could show you
the colors
in the scarf of
dreams that I
would wear
If I were not I —
If I had a star
to play with, I
should not mind
if you held it
for a little while
in your hands.
I could talk to you of fairies.

(from Early Escapades, UP of Mississippi, 2005; originally published in The Spectator, Mississippi State College for Women, 1926)

One Response to “I Could Talk to You of Fairies.”

  1. vendela said:

    i love her. the thought that i accosted her on her way to the bank one day now makes me want to cry. i am so ashamed.