Nash, Edith / Practice the here and now: selected writings of Edith Nash
But you don't look Jewish, pp. 57-58
Anniversary, p. 58
58Be with their gentlemen's C averages? So unfair" Jews shouldn't be so bright, nor so committed to learning It takes away scarce places at prestige colleges From real American children. I wonder about myself Was I not a real American child? Anniversary Seasons end, red berries in the box. River shines, flattens, softens into stillness. Soon solid. Underneath life starts — Swells, stops, tarries, moves. Do plants yearn upward? Or is it only our intent To make fruit? To be? To begin again...
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