Alice Corbin

Alice Corbin Henderson was an American poet, author and poetry editor. Alice Corbin was born in St. Louis, Missouri. Wikipedia

Apparitions

I A thin gray shadow on the edge of thought Hiding its wounds: These are the wounds of sorrow— It was my hand that made them; And this gray shadow that resembles you Is my own heart, weeping … You sleep quietly beneath the shade Of willows in the south. II When the cold dawn...

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31 October

What Dim Arcadian Pastures

What dim Arcadian pastures Have I known That suddenly, out of nothing, A wind is blown, Lifting a veil and a darkness, Showing a purple sea— And under your hair the faun’s eyes Look out on me? Alice Corbin...

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19 May

Love Me at Last

Love me at last, or if you will not, Leave me; Hard words could never, as these half-words, Grieve me: Love me at last—or leave me. Love me at last, or let the last word uttered Be but your own; Love me, or leave me—as a cloud, a vapor, Or a bird flown. Love...

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10 March