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Indian Princess Picks Lover out from Gods

Ruth Padel


Indian Princess Picks Lover out from Gods

Ruth Padel


Poem introduction

The next poem does come out of art, in a way; it came from the introduction by Richard Gombrich to a book about the history of shadows, of cast shadows, in painting. But I was interested in the idea of shadow as a guide to you when you don't know what is happening to yourself.

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