Study Guide

Heat What's Up With the Title?

By H.D.

What's Up With the Title?

This poem's called "Heat" and—no surprises here—this poem's all about heat.

And whether you take "heat" to refer to a swelteringly hot late-summer afternoon, or whether you take "heat" to refer to sexual passion, there's no doubt about it: we feel like we need a cold shower after reading this poem. (Or, you know, at least some wind.)

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