Hilda Doolittle

(10 September 1886 – 27 September 1961 / Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)

Heat


O wind, rend open the heat,
cut apart the heat,
rend it to tatters.

Fruit cannot drop
through this thick air--
fruit cannot fall into heat
that presses up and blunts
the points of pears
and rounds the grapes.

Cut the heat--
plough through it,
turning it on either side
of your path.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
1 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: wind

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Heat by Hilda Doolittle )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Tonight And Every Night, Michael McParland
  2. Ongoing Mental De-Evolution, michael walkerjohn
  3. Crossroads Of Destiny, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  4. Spaces Of Intellect, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  5. I Know Why Old People Are Sometimes Very.., Shalom Freedman
  6. Speaking Loudly, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  7. Not Sure, Michael McParland
  8. Into The Air, Robert Eckstein
  9. Loving you, Jesus James Llorico
  10. Fly away, Sagrario Garcia

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

Compleyne ne koude, ne might myn herte never,
My peynes halve, ne what torment I have,
Though that I sholde in your presence ben ever,
Myn hertes lady, as wisly he me save
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  6. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  7. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  8. The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe
  9. If, Rudyard Kipling
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]