And The Days Are Not Full Enough

And the days are not full enough
And the nights are not full enough
And life slips by like a field mouse
      Not shaking the grass

by Ezra Pound

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this is the most tragic poem, yet the most beautiful poem ever to me.
Anyone of you know when was this poem written/published? I've tried to search, but I couldn't find it, help me please
the accent bein in the last stanza - the human life bein short and unfulfilled and yet nothing changes..
A short statement on the shortness of life.
My all time favourite favourite poem.
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