Every One of the Cleaning Women
from Love & Politics: Poems by Judith Malina (Black & Red 2001) P.O. Box 02374, Detroit MI 48202, $6. Also available from The Barn; See p. 55 for address.
Dreamt of something else
When she was seventeen.
They smile, they joke, they sigh,
In their smocks and comfy shoes--
They try not to recall the plans
For a miracle or a marriage...
Jun 6, 2015