‘Warming her pearls’ by Carol Ann Duffy DBE

‘Warming Her Pearls’

by Carol Ann Duffy, DBE (Poet laureate)

for Judith Radstone

Next to my own skin, her pearls. My mistress
bids me wear them, warm them, until evening
when I’ll brush her hair. At six, I place them
round her cool, white throat. All day I think of her,

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Surrey Libraries Virtual LGBT Collection – Out Lit

‘coded lives’

February 2015

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