Mina Loy

Mina Loy Poems

1.
Lunar Baedeker

A silver Lucifer
serves
cocaine in cornucopia
...

2.
Moreover, The Moon ---

Face of the skies
preside
over our wonder.
...

3.
Letters Of The Unliving

The present implies presence
thus
unauthorized by the present
these letters are left authorless --
...

4.
Love Songs

I.

Spawn of Fantasies
Silting the appraisable
...

5.
Gertrude Stein

Curie
of the laboratory
of vocabulary
...

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Kirsten Tona 05 January 2014

What do you think she meant by the watchers of the civilized wastes? Did she mean those without genius who pay attention to the works of those with?

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Steve Vigo 04 February 2010

Is 'The Dead' written about Arthur Cravan? It seems so.

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Mina Loy Biography

Mina Loy born Mina Gertrude Lowy (December 27, 1882 – September 25, 1966) was an artist, poet, playwright, novelist, Futurist, actress, Christian Scientist, designer of lamps and bohemian extraordinaire. She was one of the last of the first generation modernists to achieve posthumous recognition. Her poetry was admired by T. S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, W ...

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