Ezra Pound

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

The Bath-Tub - Poem by Ezra Pound

As a bathtub lined with white porcelain,
When the hot water gives out or goes tepid,
So is the slow cooling of our chivalrous passion,
O my much praised but-not-altogether-satisfactory lady.


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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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