Dame Edith Sitwell Hair Poems

  • 1.
    Within your magic web of hair, lies furled
    The fire and splendour of the ancient world;
    The dire gold of the comet's wind-blown hair;
    The songs that turned to gold the evening air
  • 2.
    Amid this hot green glowing gloom
    A word falls with a raindrop's boom…

    Like baskets of ripe fruit in air
  • 3.
    Came the great Popinjay
    Smelling his nosegay:
    In cages like grots
    The birds sang gavottes.
  • 4.
    Jane, Jane,
    Tall as a crane,
    The morning light creaks down again;
    Comb your cockscomb-ragged hair,
Total 4 Hair Poems by Dame Edith Sitwell

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