Part of the Imagist School, poet Amy Lowell, won a Pulitzer Price for her poetry in 1926. She was a cigar-smoking proponent of free-verse modernism in open rebellion against her Boston upbringing. She rejected Victorian attitudes and wrote poems about the situations around her. Poems in the Sword Blades section include The Captured Goddess, The Precinct. Rochester, The Cyclists, Sunshine through a Cobwebbed Window, A London Thoroughfare. 2 A.M., Astigmatism, The Coal Picker, and others. The Poppy Seed section contains The Great Adventure of Max Breuck, Sancta Maria, Succurre Miseris, After Hearing a Waltz by Bartok, Clear, with Light, Variable Winds, The Basket, In a Castle, The Book of Hours of Sister Clotilde, and more.