South Sea Gods single work   poetry   "Eternal enigma! Your cold lips sneer mysteriously through"
Issue Details: First known date: 1924 1924
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  • Author's note: Under the columned portico of the British Museum, there is lying on its side, dead, a great stone figure from Easter Island - or - rather not dead quite, but very nearly; it lies as in a trance, its formless features barely obtruding through the stone - a masterpiece of elimination; its stone soul retreating inwardly into itself, into limitless other-dimensional vistas; cold extra-human formulae of abstraction.

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    y The Home vol. 5 no. 3 1 September Bertha Sloane (illustrator), 1924 Z1572591 1924 periodical issue 1924 pg. 10
    Note: illus.
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