Hilda Doolittle Quotes

Yet to sing love, love must first shatter us.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Fragment Forty."
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Your cloak hides the sinner, your cloak shields the lover, colour of wine, cyclamen, red rhododendron.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Magician [Master]...."
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We don't have to know, only to be: let go the jumble of worn words, reason and vanity.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Star by Day."
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Maid of the luminous grey-eyes, Mistress of honey and marble implacable white thighs and Goddess, chaste daughter of Zeus.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Triplex."
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The things I have are nameless, old and true; they may not be named; few may live and know.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Chance Meeting."
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How I envy you death; what could death bring, more black, more set with sparks to slay, to affright, than the memory of those first violets.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Fragment Sixty-eight."
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He spoke to the rabble; dead, dead, dead were our ears that heard not, yet heard.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Magician [Master]...."
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Fear not: that ultimate Star is frail, only a flake of snow, whirled in His breath.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Star by Day."
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The sheer rapture that I would take to mould a clear and frigid statue;
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Wash of cold river"; dedication to Heliodora.
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Desire crept to your knees.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Chance Meeting."
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