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Ezra Pound

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

Taking Leave of a Friend


Blue mountains to the north of the walls,
White river winding about them;
Here we must make separation
And go out through a thousand miles of dead grass.

Mind like a floating wide cloud,
Sunset like the parting of old acquaintances
Who bow over their clasped hands at a distance.
Our horses neigh to each others
as we are departing.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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