Aldous Huxley

The Defeat of Youth and Other Poems

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  • wonderhoyhas quoted5 months ago
    The spirit of life and love that triumphs still
    In its slow struggle towards some far-off goal
    Through lust and death and the bitterness of will.
  • wonderhoyhas quoted5 months ago
    Defined and hard:—If he could kiss her face,
    Could kiss her hair! As if by chance, her hand
    Brushes on his ... Ah, can she understand?
    Or is she pedestalled above the touch
    Of his desire? He wonders: dare he seek
    From her that little, that infinitely much?
    And suddenly she kissed him on the cheek.
  • nhas quoted5 years ago
    I am mine no more: I have become a part
    Of that great earth that draws a breath and stirs
    To meet the spring. But I could wish my heart
    Were still a winter of frosty gossamers.

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