Examples of Winters's Early Imagist Poetry
from The Magpies Shadow (1922)
from Part I. "In Winter"
I, bent. Thin nights receding
from Part II. "In Spring"
I walk out the worlds door.
Why should I stop for spring?
from Part III. "In Summer and Autumn"
The Aspens Song
The Summer holds me here.
I saw days shadow strike.
From The Immobile Wind (1921)
I am the wizard of the golden hills.
Do not believe in me, nor in the mills
Turning in fallen leaves and in my hair;
Lest I cry, "End this thing!" And all my rare
Life all the falling hill-fields, thou too, thou
Who long to walk on paling fields say how
It came to be, and turn in my own sight,
Gather and vanish, fleeing Israelite.
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