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Dome of Many-Coloured Glass

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This is a collection of lyrical poems, sonnets and verses for children by Amy Lowell.

"For quaint pictorial exactitude and bizarrerie of color these poems remind one of Flemish masters and Dutch tulip gardens; again, they are fine and fantastic, like Venetian glass; and they are all curiously flooded with the moonlight of dreams. . . . Miss Lowell has a remarkable gift of what one might call the dramatic-decorative. Her decorative imagery is intensely dramatic, and her dramatic pictures are in themselves vivid and fantastic decorations." (Richard Le Gallienne, 'New York Times Book Review', 1916)

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by Amy Lowell

[American (Massachusetts) poet and critic 1874 1925.]

[This etext has been transcribed from the 3rd printing (1916), of the 1912 (original) edition.]

"Life, like a dome of many coloured glass, Stains the white radiance of Eternity."

Shelley, "Adonais".

"Le silence est si grand que mon coeur en frissonne, Seul, le bruit de mes pas sur le pave resonne."

Albert Samain.


Lyrical Poems

Before the Altar Suggested by the Cover of a Volume of Keats's Poems Apples of Hesperides Azure and Gold Petals Venetian Glass Fatigue A Japanese Wood Carving A Little Song Behind a Wall A Winter Ride A Coloured Print by Shokei Song The Fool Errant The Green Bowl Hora Stellatrix Fragment Loon Point Summer "To morrow to Fresh Woods and Pastures New" The Way Diya {original title is Greek, Delta iota psi alpha} Roads Teatro Bambino... Continue reading book >>

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