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SOUR GRAPES

SOUR GRAPES

A Book of Poems


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BOSTON
The Four Seas Company
1921

Copyright, 1921, by
The Four Seas Company


The Four Seas Press
Boston, Mass., U. S. A.

To
ALFRED KREYMBORG

Certain of the poems in this book have appeared in the magazines: Poetry, a Magazine of Verse, The Egoist, The Little Review, The Dial, Others, and Contact.

CONTENTS

Page

The Late Singer
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11
March
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12
Berket and the Stars
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17
A Celebration
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18
April
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21
A Goodnight
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22
Overture to a Dance of Locomotives
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24
Romance Moderne
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26
The Desolate Field
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30
Willow Poem
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31
Approach of Winter
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32
January
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33
Blizzard
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34
To Waken an Old Lady
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35
Winter Trees
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36
Complaint
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37
The Cold Night
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38
Spring Storm
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39
The Delicacies
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40
Thursday
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43
The Dark Day
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44
Time, the Hangman
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45
To a Friend
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46
The Gentle Man
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47
The Soughing Wind
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48
Spring
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49
Play
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50
Lines
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51
The Poor
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52
Complete Destruction
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53
Memory of April
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54
Epitaph
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55
Daisy
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56
Primrose
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57
Queen-Ann's-Lace
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58
Great Mullen
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59
Waiting
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60
The Hunter
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61
Arrival
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62
To a Friend Concerning Several Ladies
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63
Youth and Beauty
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65
The Thinker
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66
The Disputants
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67
The Tulip Bead
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68
The Birds
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69
The Nightingales
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70
Spouts
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71
Blueflags
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72
The Widow's Lament in Springtime
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73
Light Hearted William
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74
Portrait of the Author
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75
The Lonely Street
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77
The Great Figure
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78

SOUR GRAPES


This work was published before January 1, 1927, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.