Ta-Mahinna [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] Ta-Mahinna. Moon islands out in the shimmering splendour Of the moon’s white pathway of silver fire; Moon shadows touching a dream-world tender — O Ta-Mahinna! O heart’s desire! Were you only a dream with a […]

Prescience [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] Prescience. One red rose bud upon Life’s thorny tree, Like a closed gate unto dominions bright, Which Time shall open with his Key of light, Beside that gate I kneel, a devotee, And hear the […]

Soul Ferry [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] Soul Ferry. There’s a mist upon the river Where it runs by Peopletown — (O the ferry by the river — O the swiftly-running sands!) O the ghostly winds a-shiver Where the life-lights flicker down […]

Crooked River [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] Crooked River. A league o’ brown with lights o’ gold, And, ’gainst blue sky’s resistance, Far hilltops gleaming white and cold Across the purple distance! Beyond the hum of city streets, Their strife and stress […]

La Misere [poem by Marie E. J. Pitt]

[Editor: This poem by Marie E. J. Pitt was published in The Horses of the Hills and Other Verses (1911).] La Misere. O black Sargasso! choked lagoon where rot The human wrecks by Fortune’s backwash hurled From out the pulsing man-seas of the World To hide as things that are and yet are not. Grim […]