Variations On A Theme By Ray Carver
Just when he had given up, thinking
he'd never write another line of poetry,
she began brushing out her hair.
And singing that Chopin Polonaise
he loved so much.
The one about George Sand, whose
real name was Amandine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin,
the Baroness Dudevant. "She repels me"
he'd said at first. But then he
changed his mind when they
disembarked on the shore in Mallorca.