TREES DIE AND DREAM REMAINS
NOT LOVE BUT THAT LOVE FLOWS FROM IT
AND CANNOT ERGO DELIGHT IN ITSELF
BUT ONLY IN THE LOVE FLOWING FROM IT
Self vs.Mask in Persona is searched.This is the book of Pound's collected poems,other than The Cantos,as his modern odyssey,while the title is taken from Dante's Divine Comedy.
Ezra Pound spent part of his incredible energy, in other languages and literatures ,as Japaneses and Chinese Poetry,and like Haiku.This so called CULTURE POET also editted the works of other poets and writers,such as T.S.ELIOT,JAMES JOYCE,ROBERT FROST.He continued his dialogue with Dr,William Carlos Williams and influenced the creativity of next generation,as well as publishers.
We always wonder if in any other culture and language,a poet and writer reached to this level of creativity and embraced other's works with an open mind and authentic modern vision.
BUT IN THE PALE NIGHT THE SMALL LAMPS FLOAT SEAWARD