Lola Ridge

Lola Ridge

Better--while life is quick And every pain immense and joy supreme, And all I have and am Flames upward to the dream ... Than like a taper forgotten in the dawn, Burning out the quick.More Lola Ridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I shall know you, secrets by the litter you have left and by your bloody footprints.More Lola Ridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Let me cradle myself back Into the darkness Of the half shapes ... Of the cauled beginnings ... Let me stir the attar of unused air, Elusive ... ironically fragrant As a dead queen's kerchief ... Let me blow the dust from off you ... Resurrect your breath Lying limp as a fan In a dead queen's hand.More Lola Ridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
As for the common men apart, Who sweat to keep their common breath, And have no hour for books or art-- What dreams have these to hide from death!More Lola Ridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Out of the night you burn, Manhattan, In a vesture of gold-- Spun of innumerable arcs, Flaring and multiplying-- Gold at the uttermost circles fading Into the tenderest hint of jade, Or fusing in tremulous twilight blues, Robing the far-flung offices, Scintillant-storied, forking flame, Or soaring to luminous amethyst Over the steeples aureoled.More Lola Ridge quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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