Cibola 73

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If silly men pursue me and make songs
About me, it may be because they’ve heard
Some legend that I’m strange. I am not strange–
Not half so strange as you are.
EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON
Tristram

[T]hese women are to proper females as devils are to proper males. They
live in the wild, are active at night, and stand for something “bad” about their
sex.
DONALD BAHR et al.
“Piman Songs on Hunting”

Dorris, flushed, looks quick at John. His whole face is in shadow. She seeks
for her dance in it. She finds it a dead thing in the shadow which is his dream.
She rushes from the stage. Falls down the steps into her dressing room. Pulls
her hair.
JEAN TOOMER
Cane

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