As cool as the pale wet leaves
She lay beside me in the dawn.
by Ezra Pound
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27 Jan 2016 05:57
an eternal image of astounding beauty, thanks to Ezra
* Sunprincess *
18 Nov 2013 08:02
beautifully written...astonishing :)
29 Mar 2013 10:27
There is a spelling error in the 2nd line. It should read of lily-of-the-valley.
06 Oct 2006 05:03
Thank you, Mr. Hager. I almost missed this one. On second reading I thought of Georgia O'Keefe and her flowers. And BTW, your recommendation for the River Merchant's Wife was also much appreciated.
20 Aug 2006 05:44
First and briefest of three Pound poems entitled 'Alba, ' this is a lovely example of Imagism. The text above contains a typo and should be spread out like this: As cool as the pale wet leaves of lily-of-the-valley She laid beside me in the dawn