To a Poor Old Woman

"To a Poor Old Woman" is the first song in Lori Laitman's song group Plums (Two Songs).

Date: 1996Composer: Lori LaitmanText: William Carlos WilliamsSong Collection: Plums (Two Songs)

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To a Poor Old Woman
by William Carlos Williams

munching a plum on
the street a paper bag
of them in her hand

They taste good to her
They taste good
to her. They taste
good to her

You can see it by
the way she gives herself
to the one half
sucked out in her hand

a solace of ripe plums
seeming to fill the air
They taste good to her

Sheet Music

Plums (Two Songs)

Composer(s): Lori Laitman

Song(s): 1. To a Poor Old Woman
2. This Is Just To Say

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