Eight Harvard Poets

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EIGHT HARVARD POETS


E. ESTLIN CUMMINGS
S. FOSTER DAMON
J. R. DOS PASSOS
ROBERT HILLYER
R. S. MITCHELL
WILLIAM A. NORRIS
DUDLEY POORE
CUTHBERT WRIGHT



NEW YORK
LAURENCE J. GOMME
1917



Copyright, 1917, by
LAURENCE J. GOMME





VAIL-BALLOU COMPANY
BINGHAMTON AND NEW YORK



CONTENTS

E. Estlin Cummings
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Thou in Whose Sword-Great Story Shine the Deeds 3
A Chorus Girl 4
This is the Garden 5
It May not Always be so 6
Crepuscule 7
Finis 8
The Lover Speaks 9
Epitaph 10

S. Foster Damon
Incessu Patuit Deus 13
You Thought I had Forgotten 15
Venice 16
The New Macabre 18
To War 20
Calm Day, with Rollers 21
Phonograph — Tango 22
Decoration 24
Threnody 25

J. R. Dos Passos
The Bridge 29
Salvation Army 30
Incarnation 32
Memory 34
Saturnalia 37
"Whan that Aprille" 39
Night Piece 40

Robert Hillyer
Four Sonnets from a Sonnet-Sequence 45
A Sea Gull 49
Domesday 50
To a Passepied by Scarlatti 52
Elegy for Antinous 53
Song 54
"My Peace I Leave with You" 55
The Recompense 56

R. S. Mitchell
Poppy Song 59
Love Dream 62
The Island of Death 64
From the Arabian Nights 66
Threnody 68
Helen 70
Largo 72
Lazarus 73
A Crucifix 74
Neith 75
A Farewell 77

William A. Norris
Of Too Much Song 81
Wherever My Dreams Go 82
Out of the Littleness 83
Nahant 84
Qui Sub Luna Errant 85
Across the Taut Strings 86
Escape 87
On a Street Corner 88
Sea-burial 89

Dudley Poore
A Renaissance Picture 93
The Philosopher's Garden 95
The Tree of Stars 96
After Rain 97
Cor Cordium 99
The Withered Leaf, the Faded Flower be Mine 105

Cuthbert Wright
The End of It 109
The New Platonist 110
The Room Over the River 112
The Fiddler 114
Falstaff's Page 116
A Dull Sunday 117


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