The Spinster Abroad

31/07/2010

Her English bowels, raised on carrots and starch,
Cannot support paella. Instead she shelters
Beneath her parasol at the pool,
Growing brown as a walnut and falling tipsy asleep.

Inspired by Judi Dench in‘Notes from a Scandal.’

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