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

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