Hilda Doolittle Quotes

Men's thoughts fling living wires overhead, the swallow wings there dead.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Ecce Sponsus."
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Ah, could they know how violets throw strange fire, red and purple and gold, how they glow gold and purple and red where her feet tread.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Hymen."
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He said, I'm just out of hospital, but I'm still flying. I answered, of course, angry, prescient, knowing. what fire lay behind his wide stare,
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "R.A.F....."
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Who dreams of a son, save one, childless, having no bright face to flatter its own, who dreams of a son?
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Thetis."
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This is his gift; light, light that sears and breaks us from old doubts and fears.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S.
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Passionate grave thought, belief enhanced, ritual returned and magic.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Egypt."
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You are a problem and rune, you are mystery; writ on a stone.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "If Your Eyes Had Been Blue."
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He could not know my thoughts, but between us, the shuttle sped, passed back, the invisible web, bound us....
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "R.A.F....."
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The white stretch of its white beach, curved as the moon crescent or ivory when some fine hand chisels it.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Thetis."
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The light of her face falls from its flower, as a hyacinth, hidden in a far valley, perishes upon burnt grass.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Acon."
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