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Randall Jarrell

“When I was young and miserable and pretty
And poor, I'd wish
What all girls wish: to have a husband,
A house and children. Now that I'm old, my wish
Is womanish:
That the boy putting groceries in my car

See me. ”


Randall Jarrell, Selected Poems
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Selected Poems Selected Poems by Randall Jarrell
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