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April 27, 2021

Ekphrastic April, Day 27: "A Knock at the Door"


"A Knock at the Door" (1897) by Laura Theresa Alma-Tadema [1852-1909].


my child, he is here

take a deep breath,
another...and one more
check your hair, your dress

slow down, give him
the time to breathe, too


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1 comment:

  1. I like the order of the stanzas that you played with. I can imagine a young suitor at the door nervously waiting.