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The Garrett

Ezra Pound 1885 (Hailey) – 1972 (Venice)



Come, let us pity those who are better off than we are.
Come, my friend, and remember
t hat the rich have butlers and no friends,
And we have friends and no butlers.
Come, let us pity the married and the unmarried.

Dawn enters with little feet
like a gilded Pavlova
And I am near my desire.
Nor has life in it aught better
Than this hour of clear coolness
t he hour of waking together.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Ezra Weston Loomis Pound was an American expatriate poet and critic of the early modernist movement. more…

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