Document 85C: Elayne DeLott, poem, "Spirit and Will," May 1965, Elaine DeLott Baker Papers, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.
This last poem is a witness to the painful metamorphosis of the child becoming a woman.
Spirit and Will Spirit and Will
Burst the child
for the woman
Spirit and Will
the child ripped
and torn edged
in the woman
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