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Arrow Music by Bryher, an electronic edition

by W. Bryher [Bryher, Annie Winifred Ellerman]

date: 1922
source publisher: J. & E. Bumpus
collection: Early 20th Century Literature

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The closed bud of dawn opens on your face.
The thong of my javelin
is not as supple as your arm.

You have torn your limbs
with spines of gorse-flower, bramble and cytisus.
I remember
wind, April, the black rain.