Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Hilda Doolittle
Now the house shakes
(it's in the very best suburb),
the town, the town-hall,
the agora, the market-stalls;
the whole place is besieged
with a host of flying wings.
Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961), U.S. poet. "Halcyon."
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.