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#1. Three grey women walk with me
Fate and Grief and Memory.
My fate brought grief; my grief must be
With me through Eternity,
Such thy power, memory.
Three grey women walk with me. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #28442
#2. Look up ...
From bleakening hills
Blows down the light, first breath
Of wintry wind ... look up, and scent
The snow! - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #37217
#3. Wouldst thou find my ashes? Look
In the pages of my book;
And as these thy hand doth turn,
Know here is my funeral urn. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #158257
#4. As it
Were tissue of silver
I'll wear, O Fate, thy grey,
And go mistily radiant, clad
Like the moon. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #162236
#5. Seen on a night in November
How frail
Above the bulk
Of crashing water hangs,
Autumn, evanescent, wan,
The moon. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #216886
#6. Ere the horne'd owl hoot
Once and twice and thrice there shall
Go among the blind brown worms
News of thy great burial;
When the pomp is passed away,
'Here's a King,' the worms shall say. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #377365
#7. If it
Were lighter touch
Than petal of flower resting
On grass, oh still too heavy it were,
Too heavy! - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #377838
#8. In your
Curled petals what ghosts
Of blue headlands and seas,
What perfumed immortal breath sighing
Of Greece. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #445820
#9. Sea-foam
And coral! Oh, I'll
Climb the great pasture rocks
And dream me mermaid in the sun's
Gold flood. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #498731
#10. Listen ... With faint dry sound, Like steps of passing ghosts, The leaves, frost-crisp'd, break free from the trees And fall. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #627144
#11. Still as
On windless nights
The moon-cast shadows are,
So still will be my heart when I
Am dead. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #772919
#12. Is it as plainly in our living shown,
By which way the wind hath blown? - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #792023
#13. Reap, reap the grain and gather
The sweet grapes from the vine;
Our Lord's mother is weeping,
She hath nor bread nor wine;
She is weeping. The Queen of Heaven,
She hath nor bread nor wine. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #803179
#14. Oh Lady, let the sad tears fall
To speak thy pain,
Gently as through the silver dusk
The silver rain.
Oh, let thy bosom breathe its grief
In such soft sigh
As hath the wind in gardens where
Pale roses die. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #841851
#15. The old
Old winds that blew
When chaos was, what do
They tell the clattered trees that I
Should weep? - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #866429
#16. Just now,
Out of the strange
Still dusk ... as strange, as still ...
A white moth flew ... Why am I grown
So cold? - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #882055
#17. And if the many sayings of the wise
Teach of submission I will not submit
But with a spirit all unreconciled
Flash an unquenched defiance to the stars. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #902495
#18. Not thou,
White rose, but thy
Ensanguined sister is
The dear companion of my heart's
Shed blood. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #958688
#19. Scarlet the poppies
Blue the corn-flowers,
Golden the wheat.
Gold for the Eternal:
Blue for Our Lady:
Red for the five
Wounds of her Son. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #989629
#20. With night's
Dim veil and blue
I will cover my eyes,
I will bind close my eyes that are
So weary. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1082456
#21. I knowNot these my handsAnd yet I think there wasA woman like me once had handsLike these. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1090170
#22. Dost thou
Not feel them slip,
How cold! how cold! the moon's
Thin wavering finger-tips, along
Thy throat? - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1211077
#23. No guile?
Nay, but so strangely
He moves among us. Not this
Man but Barabbas! Release to us
Barabbas! - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1260316
#24. These be Three silent things: The Falling snow ... the hour Before the dawn ... the mouth of one Just dead. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1393776
#25. Pain ebbs,
And like cool balm,
An opiate weariness
Settles on eye-lids, on relaxed
Pale wrists. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1394725
#26. Sun and wind and beat of sea,
Great lands stretching endlessly ...
Where be bonds to bind the free?
All the world was made for me! - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1521958
#27. Thou hast
Drawn laughter from
A well of secret tears
And thence so elvish it rings, -mocking
And sweet. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1583526
#28. But me
They cannot touch,
Old age and death.the strange
And ignominious end of old
Dead folk! - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1608702
#29. My object to venture the suggestion that an important application of phonetics to metrical problems lies in the study of phonetic word-structure. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1649911
#30. Why have I
thought the dew
Ephemeral when I
Shall rest so short a time, myself,
On earth? - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1706031
#31. If illness' end be health regained then I
Will pay you, Asculapeus, when I die. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1731324
#32. Why do
You thus devise
Evil against her?' 'For that
She is beautiful, delicate;
Therefore. - Author: Adelaide Crapsey
Adelaide Crapsey Quotes #1739004

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