Ezra Pound Poems

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1.
A Girl

The tree has entered my hands,
The sap has ascended my arms,
The tree has grown in my breast -
Downward,
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2.
A Pact

I make a pact with you, Walt Whitman -
I have detested you long enough.
I come to you as a grown child
Who has had a pig-headed father;
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3.
And The Days Are Not Full Enough

4.
In A Station Of The Metro

The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
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5.
Ancient Music

Winter is icummen in,
Lhude sing Goddamm.
Raineth drop and staineth slop,
And how the wind doth ramm!
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6.
An Immorality

Sing we for love and idleness,
Naught else is worth the having.

Though I have been in many a land,
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7.
Alba

As cool as the pale wet leaves
      of lily-of-the-valley
She lay beside me in the dawn.
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8.
Before Sleep

The lateral vibrations caress me,
They leap and caress me,
They work pathetically in my favour,
They seek my financial good.
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9.
Ballad For Gloom

For God, our God is a gallant foe
That playeth behind the veil.

I have loved my God as a child at heart
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10.
Canto I

And then went down to the ship,
Set keel to breakers, forth on the godly sea, and
We set up mast and sail on that swart ship,
Bore sheep aboard her, and our bodies also
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