I would sing the American
God send them some
I would turn from superficial things for a time into
I would draw your minds to learn of life in quite.
things really do matter: Compassion, and the
comfort of friendship.
After we are burnt clear, or even deadened with knowledge;
After we have gone the whole gamut,
exhausted our human emotions,
Still is there something greater, some
power, some recognition,
Some bond beyond the ordinary bonds of passion
That rewards us for foregoing
There is great
virtue in strength, even in passive resistance.
God grant us an open
mind and the poise and balance
to use it.
sing of the senses
developed, I reach towards perceptions scarce heeded.
If you ask me to write world prescriptions I write so that any can
I am that terrible thing the product
of American culture
Or rather that product improved by considerable care
Write it thus: by their gods ye shall know
The chief god in hell is convention
got by that sturdy sire
Upon pale fear, in some most proper way
worship a sham
hardly room for the devil.
There is more in heaven and
Earth than the priest and the
0 woe, woe,
People are born and die,
we also shall be dead pretty soon ,
Therefore let us act as if
we were dead already.
I have hidden my face where the Oak
spread his leaves over me, and the yoke
of the old ways of men
have I cast aside.
Drink all of life and quaffing lustily
Take bitter with the sweet
And sharers in his drink defy the pain
makes you fearful to unfurl your souls.
Worthy to reap men's praises
Is he who'd
gaze upon Truth's
God hath put me here
In Earth's goodly
To sing the
joy of the day,
fellows along the way.
see, and the very sense of what we
Dodges and hides as in a sombre curtain.
threads leap forth, and hide,
and leave no pattern.
I am homesick after mine own
Oh I know that there are folk about me,
Yet ordinary people touch me not.
Yea, I am homesick
After mine own category that know, and
And have some breath for beauty and the arts.
sing of the white birds
In the blue waters of heaven,
The clouds that are spray to its
Properly, we should
read for power.
reading should be man
book should be a ball of light in one's hand.
You, who have loved not what I was or will be,
You who but
loved me for a thing
I could be,
How could I give
you what I am or will be?
I am he that paints a rainbow
of the sunset.
As a fragile and lovely flower
its gleaming foliage
on the breast of the fostering Earth,
the dew and the rain draw it forth;
So doth my tender mind flourish,
if it be fed with the sweet dew of the fostering spirit,
Lacking this, it beginneth straightway to languish,
even as a
flower born upon dry earth,
if the dew and the rain tend it
He that is Lord of all the realms of light
Hath unto me from His magnificence
Granted such vision as hath
wrought my joy.
Moving my spirit past the last defense
shields mortal things from
Some quick to arm,
some from fear
some from fear of
some for compassion of
imagination, learning later ...
compassion of slaughter;
walked eye-deep in hell
believing in old men's
Ezra Pound, American
1885 Ezra Weston Loomis
Pound is born in Hailey, Idaho and raised a Quaker.
1914 Ezra marries Dorothy Shakespear.
1924 Ezra moves to Italy and becames involved in
1945 When the Americans capture Italy Ezra Pound spends
twenty-five days in an open cage during which he suffers a
Upon his repatriation to the America, Ezra Pound is charged with
treason for broadcasting
propaganda by radio to America during
World War II.
1946 Ezra Pound is acquitted of
treason, but declared insane and
committed to St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Washington, D.C.
1958 After continuous appeals from writers, including
Robert Frost, Ezra Pound is released from the
1972 Ezra Pound died a semi-recluse in
As critic, editor and promoter, Ezra Pound helped the
careers of T.S. Eliot, James Joyce, Robert Frost,
Ernest Hemingway, and
D. H. Lawrence.
an esoteric form of knowledge
that made possible the direct awareness of the Divine, was one of Ezra
Pound's major interests.
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