XLI Poems

Published by The Dial Press in 1925, this book featured work excluded from the first edition of Tulips and Chimneys. It entered the public domain in 2021.

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Table of contents

  1. Songs
    1. I the
      sky
      was
    2. II of my
    3. III when life is quite through with
    4. IV into the smiting
    5. V Where’s Madge then,
    6. VI after five
    7. VII between green
      mountains
    8. VIII in the rain-
    9. IX Lady of Silence
    10. X the hills
    11. XI i will wade out
      till my thighs are steeped in burning flowers
    12. XII cruelly, love
  2. Chansons Innocentes
    1. I why did you go
    2. II little tree
  3. Portraits
    1. I conversation with my friend is particularly
    2. II one April dusk the
    3. III Picasso
    4. IV the skinny voice
    5. V as usual i did not find him in cafes, the more dissolute
    6. VI it’s just like a coffin’s
    7. VII my mind is
    8. VIII 5
    9. IX at the ferocious phenomenon of 5 o’clock i find myself
  4. La Guerre
    1. I earth like a tipsy
    2. II Humanity i love you
  5. Sonnets
    1. I if learned darkness from our searched world
    2. II O Thou to whom the musical white spring
    3. III when unto nights of autumn do complain
    4. IV this is the garden:colours come and go
    5. V Thou in whose swordgreat story shine the deeds
    6. VI when the proficient poison sure sleep
    7. VII and what were roses. Perfume? for i do
    8. VIII come nothing to my comparable soul
    9. IX when my sensational moments are no more
    10. X I have seen her stealthily frail
    11. XI who’s most afraid of death?thou
      art of him
    12. XII perhaps it is to feel strike
    13. XIII when i am in Boston,i do not speak
    14. XIV will suddenly trees leap from winter and will
    15. XV a fragrant sag of fruit distinctly grouped.
    16. XVI by god i want above fourteenth