Elinor Wylie

Elinor Morton Wylie (September 7, 1885 – December 16, 1928) was an American poet and novelist popular in the 1920s and 1930s. "She was famous during her life almost as much for her ethereal beauty and personality as for her melodious, sensuous poetry."

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Elinor Wylie - Publications - Fonds
... Papers reside in the Elinor Wylie Archive, Beinecke Rare Book Room and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT, and in the Berg Collection, New York Public Library ...

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    My lord, adjudge my strength, and set me where
    I bear a little more than I can bear.
    Elinor Wylie (1885–1928)

    The ermine muffled mouth and chin;
    I could not suck the moonlight in.
    Elinor Wylie (1885–1928)

    I hereby swear that to uphold your house
    I would lay my bones in quick destroying lime
    Elinor Wylie (1885–1928)

    We shall walk in velvet shoes:
    Wherever we go
    Silence will fall like dews
    On white silence below.
    We shall walk in the snow.
    Elinor Wylie (1885–1928)

    Along the pavement my footsoles
    Trod warily on living coals.
    Elinor Wylie (1885–1928)