Adelaide Crapsey Quotes

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Adelaide Crapsey Quotes

Ere the horned owl hoot
Once and twice and thrice there shall
Go among the blind brown worms
News of thy great burial;
When the pomp is passed away,
Heres a King, the worms shall say.
— Adelaide Crapsey —

Why have I
thought the dew
Ephemeral when I
Shall rest so short a time, myself,
On earth?

— Adelaide Crapsey

Just now,
Out of the strange
Still dusk ... as strange, as still ...
A white moth flew ... Why am I grown
So cold?

— Adelaide Crapsey

No guile?
Nay, but so strangely
He moves among us. Not this
Man but Barabbas! Release to us
Barabbas!

— Adelaide Crapsey

Seen on a night in November
How frail
Above the bulk
Of crashing water hangs,
Autumn, evanescent, wan,
The moon.

— Adelaide Crapsey

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

— Adelaide Crapsey

Pain ebbs,
And like cool balm,
An opiate weariness
Settles on eye-lids, on relaxed
Pale wrists.

— Adelaide Crapsey

If illness' end be health regained then I
Will pay you, Asculapeus, when I die.

— Adelaide Crapsey

Reap, reap the grain and gather
The sweet grapes from the vine;
Our Lord's mother is weeping,
She hath nor bread nor wine;
She is weeping. The Queen of Heaven,
She hath nor bread nor wine.

— Adelaide Crapsey

As it
Were tissue of silver
I'll wear, O Fate, thy grey,
And go mistily radiant, clad
Like the moon.

— Adelaide Crapsey

The old
Old winds that blew
When chaos was, what do
They tell the clattered trees that I
Should weep?

— Adelaide Crapsey

My object to venture the suggestion that an important application of phonetics to metrical problems lies in the study of phonetic word-structure.

— Adelaide Crapsey

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