Amende Honorable is a poem typed on thin vellum. It’s been folded into uneven quarters for so long that the creases refuse to lay quiet and tug at the page, like unfolded origami trying to snap back into shape.
It’s an apology to ‘all the old maids’, who the author apparently decided needed to be recognized. It’s interesting that the author decided that old maids were pre-historic promiscuous young women.
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