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by Adelaide Crapsey

Adventure

Sun and wind and beat of sea,
Great lands stretching endlessly…
Where be bonds to bind the free?
All the world was made for me! 


by Adelaide Crapsey

November Night

Listen.
.
With faint dry sound, Like steps of passing ghosts, The leaves, frost-crisp'd, break from the trees And fall.


by Adelaide Crapsey

Release

With swift
Great sweep of her
Magnificent arm my pain
Clanged back the doors that shut my soul
From life.


by Adelaide Crapsey

Snow

Look up…
From bleakening hills
Blows down the light, first breath
Of wintry wind…look up, and scent
The snow!


by Adelaide Crapsey

Trapped

Well and
If day on day
Follows, and weary year
On year…and ever days and years…
Well?


by Adelaide Crapsey

MOON-SHADOWS

Still as
On windless nights
The moon-cast shadows are,
So still will be my heart when I
Am dead.


by Adelaide Crapsey

YOUTH

But me
They cannot touch,
Old Age and death…the strange
And ignominious end of old
Dead folk!


by Adelaide Crapsey

Winter

The cold
With steely clutch
Grips all the land…alack,
The little people in the hills
Will die!


by Adelaide Crapsey

TRIAD

These be
Three silent things:
The falling snow…the hour
Before the dawn…the mouth of one
Just dead.


by Adelaide Crapsey

THE GUARDED WOUND

If it
Were lighter touch
Than petal of flower resting
On grass, oh still too heavy it were,
Too heavy!


by Adelaide Crapsey

SUSANNA AND THE ELDERS

"Why do
You thus devise
Evil against her?" "For that
She is beautiful, delicate;
Therefore."


by Adelaide Crapsey

ANGUISH

Keep thou
Thy tearless watch
All night but when blue-dawn
Breathes on the silver moon, then weep!
Then weep!