“Lalla Ram” by Marguerite Zorach

Lalla Ram

The garden was warm, languid,

The tiny shadows of nime trees softly fingered white


The palms fell limply back from the heavy sun,

Everything was old, beautifully old,

Everything was old, with the energy of life for-


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Margeurite Zorach's poem "Lalla Ram" was published in the 1916 Others anthology. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication, follow the link below: