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Quotation by Hilda Doolittle
Now I am powerless
to draw back
for the sea is cyclamen-purple,
cyclamen-red, colour of the last grapes,
colour of the purple of the flowers,
cyclamen-coloured and dark.
Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961), U.S. poet. "The God."
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