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H. D. Imagiste

“In Greek mythology, an Oread…was a type of nymph that lived in mountains, valleys, or ravines.”

Oread

Whirl up, sea—
whirl your pointed pines,
splash your great pines
on our rocks,
hurl your green over us,
cover us with your pools of fir.

— H. D.

Published in 1915. Only two words in the poem have more than one syllable!

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