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H. D. Poems

1.
Helen

All Greece hates
the still eyes in the white face,
the lustre as of olives
where she stands,
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2.
Heat

O wind, rend open the heat,
cut apart the heat,
rend it to tatters.
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3.
Song

You are as gold
as the half-ripe grain
that merges to gold again,
as white as the white rain
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4.
Stars Wheel In Purple

Stars wheel in purple, yours is not so rare
as Hesperus, nor yet so great a star
as bright Aldeboran or Sirius,
nor yet the stained and brilliant one of War;
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5.
From Helen In Egypt: Eidolon, Book 3: #4

Did her eyes slant in the old way?
was she Greek or Egyptian?
had some Phoenician sailor wrought her?
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