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Short poem

H. D. (Hilda Doolittle; 1886-1961)


              1Whirl up, sea --
              2whirl your pointed pines,
              3splash your great pines
              4on our rocks,
              5hurl your green over us,
              6cover us with your pools of fir.

Online text copyright © 2003, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto.
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries.

Original text: Collected Poems of H.D. (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1925): 81. York University Library Special Collections 4928.
First publication date: 2 February 1914
Publication date note: Egoist 1 (Feb. 2, 1914): 54-55
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 2000.
Recent editing: 2:2002/3/21

Rhyme: unrhyming

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