Man is an over-complicated organism. If he is doomed to extinction he will die out for want of simplicity.
Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972)
Contributed by: Zaady
hysterias, trench confessions, laughter out of dead bellies.
Source: Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. E.P. Ode pour l’élection de son sepulchre, 1920,
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
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