Zora Bernice May Cross
Love Sonnet Lx by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Lx by Zora Bernice May Cross

My mind and heart both love you utterly.And so each thought of mine is doubly yours,And all my will about your body poursScents of my blood and fires that flow from me.Who has ...

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Fortune by Zora Bernice May Cross

Fortune by Zora Bernice May Cross

Dame Fortune’s jade with a fanciful hornOf silver ambitions she warns of the flame;With pearls for the princes and tears night and mornFor poor little poets who fluttered for ...

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The New Moon by Zora Bernice May Cross

The New Moon by Zora Bernice May Cross

What have you got in your knapsack fair,White moon, bright moon, pearling the air,Spinning your bobbins and fabrics free,Fleet moon, sweet moon, in to the sea?Turquoise and beryl ...

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Books by Zora Bernice May Cross

Books by Zora Bernice May Cross

Oh! Bury me in books when I am dead, Fair quarto leaves of ivory and gold, And silk octavos, bound in brown and red, That tales of love and chivalry unfold. Heap me in volumes of ...

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Love Sonnet Xlii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xlii by Zora Bernice May Cross

My true mind makes as many loves of youAs my full heart contentedly can hold.And when the one grows dull, the other cold,Yet comes another swifter in to woo.I could not rue such ...

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Love Sonnet X by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet X by Zora Bernice May Cross

And then came Science with her torch red-litAnd cosmic marvels round her glowing head—The primal cell, the worm, the quadruped—Striving to make each to the other ...

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Girl-Gladness by Zora Bernice May Cross

Girl-Gladness by Zora Bernice May Cross

It’s holiday time on the hollyhock hills, And I wish you would come with me laddie-love, now,The butterfly-bells, from the Folly-fool rills, Will ring if you listen, and drop on ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood Xlv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood Xlv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Dearest, your mother feels (though dead) this birth—Laughs at the fire within your shining eyes—Your eyes, yet mine, wherein such glory liesNever before beheld upon the earth.She ...

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Love Sonnet Xxviii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xxviii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Give me a child!! Dear Heart, we have loved long,Draining each other’s sweetness to the lastWild drops of honeyed madness falling fastUpon our limbs in ecstasies of song.“More ...

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Elegy On An Australian Schoolboy by Zora Bernice May Cross

Elegy On An Australian Schoolboy by Zora Bernice May Cross

I would not curse your England, wise as slow,Just as unjust in deed.I can believe that from her heart may flowThe truest human creed.She sounded one high call of LibertyThat ...

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Love Sonnet Xlix by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xlix by Zora Bernice May Cross

In me there is a vast and lonely place,Where none, not even you, have walked in sight.A wide, still vale of solitude and light,Where Silence echoes into ebbing space.And there I ...

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Love Sonnet Liv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Liv by Zora Bernice May Cross

What have you more than I, who crave you so?Have I not hands and feet and thoughts to tell?All my sweet senses and fine dreams that swellRich with contentments that the star-winds ...

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Love Sonnet Xv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love, you have brought to me my perfect soul,More sweet than earthly things, more precious rare,Hiding its fragrance in my loosened hairAnd folding up my body like a scroll.O, lie ...

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Memory by Zora Bernice May Cross

Memory by Zora Bernice May Cross

Late, late last night, when the whole world slept,Along to the garden of dreams I crept.And I pulled the bell of an old, old houseWhere the moon dipped down like a little white ...

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Love Sonnet Xxxv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xxxv by Zora Bernice May Cross

I cannot find a fault in you; and yetI think you are not perfect many ways.I have seen lips more meet for maiden praiseAnd eyes less shadowed with a grey regret.But pure ...

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The Fairie’s Fair by Zora Bernice May Cross

The Fairie’s Fair by Zora Bernice May Cross

Who’s that dancing on the moonlight air, Heel tapping, Toe-heel rapping? Oberon opening the fairies’ fair To jig away sorrow on the grave of Care.Come along, old folk, cold fork, ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood Viii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood Viii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Make me the melody of meeting palms,The roundelay of little running feet.Strike me a measure to a trembling sweetOf the mouth’s laughter and the fingers’ psalms.I know of music in ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood Xl by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood Xl by Zora Bernice May Cross

A miracle of miracles is here.Take off your shoes. This place is holy ground.No man-child ours like that the shepherd foundBy dreaming Mary when the Star burned clear.Our God has ...

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Love Sonnet Xliv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xliv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love is the sepulchre of all my sin,If it be sin to let the body sinkIn that slow dying the sick senses drinkThat ne’er have felt true Love’s delight rush in.Hot Vice may sear the ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood Vi by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood Vi by Zora Bernice May Cross

I’d have you love my body as my soul,Praise it and magnify it night and day,Knowing its sweetness blossoms out of clayWith tremulous movement to its spirit goal.These arms ...

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Love Sonnet Lviii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Lviii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Do not surcharge our souls with that vile blameTo which our bodies are subjected here;Nor heap them with the horror of dull fearBase-borrowed from a life of torpid shame.But let ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood X by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood X by Zora Bernice May Cross

I walked among the flowers that bend their headsLow to the earth and back again to light,Hearing them prattle of their blue and white—Violet and jasmine in the bordered beds.They ...

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Love Sonnet Xxix by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xxix by Zora Bernice May Cross

Dearest, there is no part of us, but airAnd earth are counterparts. Your fragrant eyesTouching my own, some essence of the skiesInstil therein, and all your warm, brown hairSmells ...

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Love Sonnet Xvii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xvii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Beloved, lest I should remember, IMust swift forget the wonder of last night.Hot memory would but blacken out my sightAnd dull my senses till they seemed to die.How could I live, ...

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Love Sonnet Xxi by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xxi by Zora Bernice May Cross

If there should be a moon above the hillTo-night, dip down with me into the seaOf our first passion, and, with naked glee,Breathe its ripe wonder to our beings’ fill.O, as the ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood Xxix by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood Xxix by Zora Bernice May Cross

How strangely lone unto myself I grow,Listening and looking for I know not what;Turning my head with terror cold and hotAt wandering whispers of a music low!Familiar pieces of my ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood Xxiv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood Xxiv by Zora Bernice May Cross

How many holy women mothered meAnd brought me to perfection for this hour,When from my being all the living powerOf sweetest woman should at last flow free?Aeons on Aeons on a ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood Xxvii by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood Xxvii by Zora Bernice May Cross

O, not alone I weave this miracleOf glowing spirit from my body’s zone.With every moment of the life unknownYou feed the glory of a growing cell.All day I think of you, and night ...

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Sonnet Of Motherhood Xxxi by Zora Bernice May Cross

Sonnet Of Motherhood Xxxi by Zora Bernice May Cross

Beloved, I who shall be mother soonNeed mothering myself this tired hour,As heavily the sweet and precious powerWeighs on my heart till I am near to swoon.Console me, soothe me, ...

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Love Sonnet Xxvi by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xxvi by Zora Bernice May Cross

O my Beloved, when to-day you said:“All this must perish and we two will goSoulless and senseless, to the dust below!”I could but smile and fondle your dear head.I could but catch ...

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Love Sonnet Xxv by Zora Bernice May Cross

Love Sonnet Xxv by Zora Bernice May Cross

I know no miracle so manifestAs that you wrought upon me yesterday,Filling with love my chalice of pure clayFrom fragrant fountains of your own dear breast.Beaten and sad, with ...

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