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Ezra Pound

COME let us pity those who are better off than we are.     Come, my friend, and remember                     that the rich have butlers and no friends,     And we have friends and no butlers.     Come let us pity the married and the unmarried.               Dawn enters with little feet    … Continue reading Ezra Pound

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Ezra Pound

What thou lovest well remains,                                                   the rest is dross What thou lov’st well shall not be reft from thee What thou lov’st well is thy true heritage Ezra Pound, from “Canto LXXXI,” Cantos of Ezra Pound (New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1993

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