that strange glitter

by theuglyearring

“Nobody wanted your dance,
Nobody wanted your strange glitter, your floundering
Drowning life and your effort to save yourself,
Treading water, dancing the dark turmoil,
Looking for something to give.”

~Ted Hughes (Birthday Letters: Poems)

(photo: Trude Fleischmann – Sibylle Binder, Vienna, circa 1935)

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