Ezra Pound

(30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972 / Hailey / Idaho)

Statement Of Being - Poem 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 sound human.


Comments about Statement Of Being by Ezra Pound

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Read poems about / on: beauty



Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 1, 2004

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 29, 2011


[Hata Bildir]