Hilda Doolittle Quotes

Ah love is bitter and sweet, but which is more sweet the bitterness or the sweetness, none has spoken it.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Eros."
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And like a little beast, Dappled and without horns, That scampered on the hill-rocks, They will leave you With stained throat
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Iphigeneia in Aulis."
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Love that I bear within my breast how is my armour melted how my heart:
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "She Contrasts with Herself Hippolyta."
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Depth of the sub-conscious spews forth too many incongruent monsters
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "The Walls Do Not Fall."
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Flower sent to flower; for white hands, the lesser white, less lovely of flower leaf.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "At Baia."
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My mind is caught, dimmed with it, (where is love taking us?) my lips are wet with your life.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Eros."
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Paris came to Ida. He grew to slim height Among the silver-hoofed beasts.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Iphigeneia in Aulis."
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For this beauty, beauty without strength, chokes out life.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Sheltered Garden."
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Let us not concoct healing potions for the dead, nor invent new colours for blind eyes.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "The Walls Do Not Fall."
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Veils to my eyes? nay, do not be afraid that they will dart forth serpents of appeal.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "At Croton."
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