Hilda Doolittle Quotes

A steam ran small and terrible and shrill; it was so still; the stream ran from the oak-copse and returned and ran back into shadow.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Electra-Orestes."
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O kiss that you did not give, O name of tenderness that you did not name.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "In the Rain."
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Hymen has left me for Death; love passes, light passes my hearth.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Sea-Choros."
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A worm on the ear-of-wheat, I am yet unrepentant, for I know how the Lord God is about to manifest, when I, the industrious worm, spin my own shroud.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "The Walls Do Not Fall."
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Give me the islands of the upper air, all mountains and the towering mountain trees.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "All Mountains."
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The heart the heart the heart how it thrives on hate.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Electra-Orestes."
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I will be free, no lover's kiss to bind me to earth, no bliss of love to counteract actual bliss.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "In the Rain."
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Wind of the sea, O where, where, where, through the salt and spray, do you bear me, in misery?
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Sea-Choros."
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Be indigestible, hard, ungiving. so that, living within, you beget, self-out-of-self, selfless, that pearl-of-great-price.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "The Walls Do Not Fall."
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Let him go forth radiant, let life rise in his young breast, life is radiant, life is made for beautiful love and strange ecstasy, strait, searing body and limbs.
Hilda Doolittle (1886-1961), U.S. poet. "Amaranth."
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