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By John Gneisenau Neihardt

First anthology of poems released through John G. Neihardt; good obtained.

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Neiharat I was a laughing Ego that felt within itself the thrill of potential godhood: I stood as in the center of the Universe and laughed I And in my temple there were songs and organ tones, And there was a silent Something holier than prayer. I heard the winds and the streams and the sounds of many birds: I heard the shouting of storms and the moaning of snows; I heard my heart, and it was lifted up in song. The Wind passing in a gust was as though an organ had been stricken by the hands of a capricious Master I There was movement in the air, motion in the leaV'es, a stirring in the grass, Even as of the reverent moving about of a congregation.

O Woman, Titan-Womanl Though lesser ones forsake me, Yet thou wilt share my couch when I am weary. Thy fingers I Ab, thy fingers I They touch me I Lift me closer, Extinguish me amid thy jeweled tresses I Thou wert the first great Mother, Shalt be the last fair woman: White breasts of flesh grow cold, soft flesh lips wither: o First and Ultimate, Night, thou Titan-Woman, Thou wilt not fail me when these fall to dust I o The moon upon thy forehead I The stars amid thy black locks I Extinguish me upon thy breast, amid thy tresses I John G.

I shall be patient in the common grass That I may feel your footfall when you pass. I shall be kind as rain and pure as dew A loving spirit 'round the life of you. When your soft cheeks by perfumed winds are fanned, 'Twill be my kiss-and you will understand. But when some sultry, storm-bleared sun has set, I will be lightning if you dare forget! 2S A Bundle of Myrrh xv IN DEJECTION T HIS thing I hold so closely in my anns, Feeling its heart leap strongly at my kiss, Its eyes closed gendy like two cloud-veiled stars, Its.

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