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The House Of Dust: Introduction

by
 THE HOUSE OF DUST
A Symphony

BY
CONRAD AIKEN

To Jessie

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Parts of this poem have been printed in "The North American Review, Others, Poetry, Youth, Coterie, The Yale Review".
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I am indebted to Lafcadio Hearn for the episode called "The Screen Maiden" in Part II.
This text comes from the source available at Project Gutenberg, originally prepared by Judy Boss of Omaha, NE.

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