When I Am an Old Woman I Shall Wear Purple
Publish date: 1991-07
Publisher: Papier-Mache Press
Pages no: 181
Edition language: English
bookshelves: published-1998, poetry, women, those-autumn-years, shortstory-shortstories-novellas Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: reminded of the read by Bev Read in January, 1999 When I am an old woman, I shall wear purplewith a red hat that doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.And I shall spend my pen...
While I love the first poem about wearing purple with inappropriate red hats, all the other stories and poems felt so depressing. I know this is geared toward old women, but it seemed mostly about death and pain. I would have to be in a depressed mood to read it because to start out happy and then...
When I am an old woman, I shall wear purplewith a red hat that doesn't go, and doesn't suit me.And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer glovesand satin candles, and say we've no money for butter.I shall sit down on the pavement when I am tiredand gobble up samples in shops and press alarm b...
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