Fall 1979 • Vol. I No. 4 PoetryOctober 1, 1979 |

Simple Hill

As I went over Simple Hill I saw a woman dancing Give it away, away, away Give it away to the west wind The wind came blowing off the sea and set the ash-trees dancing Give it away, away, away Give it away to the rye-grass The grass bent downward to the stones under the wind and whispered Give it away, away, away To the feet of the dancing woman As I went under Simple Hill I saw my daughters dancing

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Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) was the author of numerous novels, volumes of short stories, collections of essays, books for children, volumes of poetry and translation, and received many honors and awards including Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud.

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By Ursula K. Le Guin

As I went over Simple Hill I saw a woman dancing Give it away, away, away Give it away to the west wind The wind came blowing off the sea […]

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