Stolen Day

From the 1987 anthology Hard Lines 3, poems chosen by Ian Dury, Fanny Dubes, and Tom Paulin.

Stolen Day

She was too big for the job
too spiritual for the office
She didn’t clock in
She stole away
stole the day
and walked with the stolen sun
along the stolen street
among the stolen cars
unconfined
breathing unmeasured breaths
living in untimed time

Frances Jessup

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