Dame Edith Sitwell Long Poems

  • 1.
    Lovely Semiramis
    Closes her slanting eyes:
    Dead is she long ago.
    From her fan, sliding slow,
  • 2.
    Came the great Popinjay
    Smelling his nosegay:
    In cages like grots
    The birds sang gavottes.
  • 3.
    Bells of gray crystal
    Break on each bough-
    The swans' breath will mist all
    The cold airs now.
Total 3 Long Poems by Dame Edith Sitwell

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