Ezra Pound

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

The Encounter - Poem by Ezra Pound

All the while they were talking the new morality
Her eyes explored me.
And when I rose to go
Her fingers were like the tissue
Of a Japanese paper napkin.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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