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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 golds of the narcissus
and the red ,
bronze your white flesh; your eyes,
savage and tender,
are the woods, a wind
scatters afresh with wind-flowor and with iris;
but if I bring the basket of my arms
to gather you,
you turn your head
and give yourself to sleep.