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Harry Crosby

Harry Crosby shortly after Armistice Day, 1919, displaying his decorations.
Born Henry Sturgis Crosby
(1898-06-04)June 4, 1898
Boston, Massachusetts
Died December 10, 1929(1929-12-10) (aged 31)
New York City, New York
Occupation Publisher, poet, writer;
Co-founder, Black Sun Press
Nationality American
Education Noble and Greenough School
St. Mark’s School
Alma mater Harvard University
Period 1925–1929
Notable works Red Skeletons (1927)
Chariot of the Sun (1928)
Transit of Venus (1928)
Spouse Mary Phelps Jacob
(m. 1922; his death 1929)
Relatives John Schuyler Crosby (grandfather)
J. P. Morgan Jr. (uncle)

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I have asked the village blacksmith to forge golden chains to tie our ankles together. I have gathered all the gay ribbons in the world to wind around and around and around and around and around and around again around our two waists.
Harry Crosby
I have invited our little seamstress to take her thread and needle and sew our two mouths together.
Harry Crosby
Though we hear various reports of his existence we can never find the young wizard who is able so they say to graft the soul of a girl to the soul of her lover so that not even the sharp scissors of the Fates can ever sever them apart.
Harry Crosby