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A drifting, April, twilight sky, A wind which blew the puddles dry, And slapped the river into waves That ran and hid among the staves Of an old wharf. A watery light Touched bleak the granite bridge, and white....
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Published October 1st 2002 by
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There are some really beautiful verses in here, and its definitely a book of poetry that you can just sit down and read. The imagery was perfect (which it should be, given she touted herself as an imagist) you could feel the blood gushing hot over your fingers in the murder poems or the warmth of the sun beating down on your face. She really mastered bringing the audience in to her world.

Still there were some iof the longer ballads that seemed convoluted, they didnt quite reach their mark, and s...more
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So this volume contains my favourites by her - Aubade and A lady. I still like those. I found most of the other poems incredibly tiresome though. But I have been moody all day, so I won't rate this book now.
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