World War II; or, The English Lesson by Georgia Scott

It’s just too much to say.
The “w’s” make a comedy of her mouth.

The lips, so lush in Polish,
wobble back and forth,

do a Marilyn Monroe walk
in skirts so tight

every step is a pain.

From: https://artfuldodge.spaces.wooster.edu/poets-as-expatriates/georgia-scott/poems/

Date: 2000

By: Georgia Scott (19??- )

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