Queer People

Original Text: 
The Later Poetry of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, ed. Denise D. Knight (Delaware: University of Delaware Press, 1996): 97.
1The people people work with best
2  Are often very queer
3The people people own by birth
4  Quite shock your first idea;
5The people people choose for friends
6  Your common sense appall,
7But the people people marry
8  Are the queerest folks of all.
Publication Notes: 
Cosmopolitan 27 (June 1899): 172.
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
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