hysterias, trench confessions, laughter out of dead bellies.
Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972)
Source: Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. E.P. Ode pour l’élection de son sepulchre, 1920,
Contributed by: Zaady
The leaves fall early this autumn, in wind. The paired butterflies are already yellow with August Over the grass in the West garden; They hurt me. I grow older.
Source: The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter (After Rihaku)
Literature is news that stays news.
Source: ABC of Reading, 1934, ch. 2
With Usura With usura hath no man a house of good stone each block cut smooth and well fitting.
Source: Cantos, 1925—1959, XLV
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