Treasure Island

Ezra Pound

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

The Seeing Eye


The small dogs look at the big dogs;
They observe unwieldy dimensions
And curious imperfections of odor.
Here is the formal male group:
The young men look upon their seniors,
They consider the elderly mind
And observe its inexplicable correlations.

Said Tsin-Tsu:
It is only in small dogs and the young
That we find minute observation

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read poems about / on: dog

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?

Comments about this poem (The Seeing Eye by Ezra Pound )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe

New Poems

  1. Solace, Cynthia BuhainBaello
  2. The Battles I Win, Cynthia BuhainBaello
  3. Life is No Playground, Cynthia BuhainBaello
  4. Down The Peace Road (Kyrielle), Cynthia BuhainBaello
  5. With Poetry And My Sewing (Kyrielle Poem), Cynthia BuhainBaello
  6. my friend my foundation, Emmanuel chibuike
  7. A Woman, Bijay Kant Dubey
  8. I'm Glad That Miracle is You (Kyrielle P.., Cynthia BuhainBaello
  9. My Place, Cynthia BuhainBaello
  10. Portrait of Life (Cinquain), Cynthia BuhainBaello

Poem of the Day

poet John Gay

Friendship, as love, is but a name,
Save in a concentrated flame;
And thus, in friendships, who depend
On more than one, find not one friend.

A hare who, in a civil way,
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]