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The Pool

by H. D.

 

Are you alive?

I touch you.

You quiver like a sea-fish.

I cover you with my net.

What are you--banded one?

 

H.D. was a leader of the Imagist movement, and her work was known for its imagery, economy of language, and use of classical mythology. She published numerous volumes of poetry before her death in 1961.

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