Hilda Doolittle quotes

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This is his gift;
light,
light that sears and breaks
us
from old doubts
and fears.
The light of her face falls from its flower,
as a hyacinth,
hidden in a far valley,
perishes upon burnt grass.
For she lies panting,
drawing sharp breath,
broken with harsh sobs,
she, Hyella,
whom no god pities.
Not the gold that fastens your sandal,
nor the gold reft
...
Each of us like you
has died once,
each of us like you
stands apart, like you
fit to be worshipped.
We knew their line invincible
because there fell
...
We flung against their gods,
invincible, clear hate;
...
My islands
shift and change,
now here, now there,
dazzling,
white,
granite.
Give me the islands of the upper air,
all mountains
and the towering mountain trees.
Let him go forth radiant,
let life rise in his young breast,
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