FINDING A LONG GRAY HAIR - Jane Kenyon Poems

 
 

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FINDING A LONG GRAY HAIR
I scrub the long floorboards
in the kitchen, repeating
the motions of other women
who have lived in this house.
And when I find a long gray hair
floating in the pail,
I feel my life added to theirs.

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