3] Ionian: the Ionian Sea, an extension of the Meditteranean between Italy and Greece.
9] camellia: ornamental shrub with shiny leavesand bright flowers.
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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: Collected Poems of H.D. (New York: Boni and Liveright, 1925): 215. York University Library Special Collections 4928.
First publication date: 1924
Publication date note: Heliodora and Other Poems (London: Jonathan Cape, 1924): 11. PS 3507 O726 H4 Robarts Library
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 2000.
Recent editing: 2:2002/3/21
Rhyme: irregularly rhyming (ababcdefghi ...)
Other poems by H. D.