“Primpara: The Valley Harvest” by H.L. Davis

The Valley Harvest

Honey in the horn! I brought my horse from the


And from the white grove of tall alders over the


And brought him past a row of high hollyhocks

Which flew and tore their flowers thin as his mane.

And women there watched, with hair blown over their


Yet in watching the oat field they were quiet as the


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H.L. Davis' poem "Primpara: The Valley Harvest" was published inĀ Others for 1919. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication, follow the link below: