A Cabinet of Jade (Google eBook)

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Four seas Company, 1918 - 106 pages
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Page 109 - THE JIG OF FORSLIN A novel of adventure in verse, based on the Freudian psychology, and containing poetry of unusual power and beauty. "The most extraordinary poem of the
Page 105 - The chill clung to the water; A bevy of boys, In naked beauty, Venturesome, Shivering, Shy with wonderment, Huddled into themselves, Like street sparrows, On snowy mornings.
Page 110 - JAPANESE PRINTS Imagist poems written after certain designs of the Uki-oye or Passing World School, with a preface on Japanese poetry.
Page 47 - Home was where night found us. The gypsy spirit Thatched our hearts Against the homeless winds Of the plains— The yawning distances Of the plains! And at nightfall The camp fire Drew the horizon Close around And home was where night found us.
Page 109 - Forslin is not a man, but man . . . the autobiography of
Page 101 - An arrogant oak In midfield, Branching With every impulse. I, Broad-chested, Gigantic— In thought Fusing the immediate With the infinite.
Page 93 - rock bases of humanity, Will you emerge Tame, Tame as out-cropping stones That sun themselves After the storm? Or will you burst forth Volcano-like, Ghastly white with the heat of things, And
Page 88 - trenches. The inevitable spinnings Of fate Have close woven my spirit, That tears and blood May not penetrate— But the meshes open In sleep And let in Fear-dreams For you.
Page 45 - The roads are rough And tangled, And the day is hot. But at nightfall Roads unravel And bend down Into the valley, And turn in At a cooling spring.
Page 55 - go deep That they may live And stand alone, Crave not the sheltered life Where trees grow in groves, And the roots are all On the surface.

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