Category Archives: Pound Ezra

Statement of Being by Ezra Pound

I am a grave poetic hen That lays poetic eggs And to enhance my temperament A little quiet begs. We make the yolk philosophy, True beauty the albumen. And then gum on a shell of form To make the screed … Continue reading

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A Pact by Ezra Pound

I make a pact with you, Walt Whitman – I have detested you long enough. I come to you as a grown child Who has had a pig-headed father; I am old enough now to make friends. It was you … Continue reading

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The Garden by Ezra Pound

En robe de parade – Samain Like a skein of loose silk blown against a wall She walks by the railing of a path in Kensington Gardens, And she is dying piece-meal of a sort of emotional anemia. And round … Continue reading

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In a Station of the Metro by Ezra Pound

The apparition of these faces in the crowd: Petals on a wet, black bough. Ezra Pound

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