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Heat Calling Card

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Calling Card


H.D. is known for her imagery for good reason: it's awesome, and it's visceral. (There's a good reason we call her an "Imagist"!) In just thirteen short lines, H.D. transports us to that hot summer day in "Heat." We see the thick air. We feel it. We yearn for a cool breeze right along with our speaker. And the amazing thing about H.D. is that she creates such transformational images with such compressed language. She accomplishes so much with so little—and that's the legacy of H.D.

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