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H. D.
H. D.
Born in 1886, Hilda Doolittle, through her association with Ezra Pound, became one of the leaders of the Imagist movement...
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Poems for Mother's Day
It's all I have to bring today (26)
by Emily Dickinson
Jugglers
by Francisco Aragón
Mother
by Lola Ridge
Mother
by Herman de Coninck
Mother's Day
by David Young
Rock Me to Sleep
by Elizabeth Akers Allen
The Angel that presided 'oer my birth
by William Blake
To My Mother
by Robert Louis Stevenson
To My Mother
by Christina Rossetti
To My Mother
by Edgar Allan Poe
Video: Having a Coke with You
by Frank O'Hara
won't you celebrate with me
by Lucille Clifton
[Sonnets are full of love, and this my tome]
by Christina Rossetti
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Song

 
by H. D.

You are as gold 
as the half-ripe grain 
that merges to gold again, 
as white as the white rain 
that beats through 
the half-opened flowers 
of the great flower tufts 
thick on the black limbs 
of an Illyrian apple bough.

  Can honey distill such fragrance 
As your bright hairó
For your face is as fair as rain, 
  yet as rain that lies clear 
  on white honey-comb,
lends radiance to the white wax, 
so your hair on your brow 
casts light for a shadow.






From Hymen, 1921.
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