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HyleaAristeia: “The exchange value of a pound sterling in 1919 made that a good summer for the impecunious to travel, and Ezra and Dorothy, after five years cooped up in England, met Tom Eliot near Giraut de Bornelh’s birthplace, Exideuil.

Poem2Poem: The tree has entered my hands, / The sap has ascended my arms, - Ezra Pound

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

Nicolas_Dip: ezra pound

Theobius: Although Trump did fixate on the Utopian Ideal in MAGA, he lacked the ability to create a sacralisation of politics, due to being a cretinous vulgarian, and Q, with bizarre, often lurid, comical conspiracies, lacked the gravitas. Q's no Ezra Pound.

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

ldkkei: A slave is one who waits for someone to come and free him. ― Ezra Pound

LuxuriousNomad: “When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary.” -- Ezra Pound

QuotesInno: Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding. Ezra Pound

PM_Jordan: Read Ezra Pound’s List of 23 "Don’ts" For Writing Poetry (1913)

BBuchman_CNS: In a one-off comment from Judge Karen Henderson, she says, "I think it was Ezra Pound who said, 'Some circumstantial evidence is so strong as when you find a fish in the milk.' Does that apply to this case? Powell: I think it might your honor. (It was Thoreau and trout)

RedPatriotVA: "Judge Henderson asks a rhetorical question about circumstantial evidence and references an Ezra Pound quote about milk smelling like fish or something Her point being (I think) - Judge Sullivan's behavior is so ridiculous it provides evidence he was violating the Fokker rule."

emptywheel: Henderson: Are you familiar with Ezra Pound, some circumstantial evidence so strong when you find fish in milk. Does that apply in this case? Powell: I believe it does.

marty_lederman: The usual Ezra Pound "fish in the milk" hypo, for which all appellate advocates must be prepared. /6

McAdooGordon: Henderson asking a rhetorical question based on an Ezra Pound quote about finding a fish in the milk - some circumstantial evidence is so strong that it is what it is. Sidney laughs.

McAdooGordon: Henderson says it was Thoreau, not Ezra Pound, with the fish quote! Ha!

avecsesdoigts: A friend just visited Ezra Pound's grave in Venice & sent this

willchamberlain: Judge Henderson asks a rhetorical question about circumstantial evidence and references an Ezra Pound quote about milk smelling like fish or something Her point being (I think) - Judge Sullivan's behavior is so ridiculous it provides evidence he was violating the Fokker rule

Fatalist_Rus: Ezra Pound, pioneer of Frogtwitter

NoosferaMedia: "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" — Ezra Pound

EdwinDBerry: Thank Ezra Pound and Olga Rudge Here’s an album for you… Vivaldi: Four Seasons by Classic FM: The Full Works Antonio Vivaldi

jl_wall: How I Feel About Ezra Pound

mtraven: Auden defending Ezra Pound against no-platforming.

ivbyvela: choice comments on a documentary of ezra pound

portugi_bruja: My uncle’s dog carries a 30-pound weight everywhere he goes

oswaldenpond: The Ezra Pound Problem is the only thing I can think about

theabhayk: “The difference between a gun and a tree is a difference of tempo. The tree explodes every spring.” —Ezra Pound

5_minutes_with_: Ezra Pound: "Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree."

Pendidikan4Id: “This is no book. Whoever touches this touches a man.” ― Ezra Pound

thaxted_: ezra pound chic

NMBourbaki: Ezra Pound: so avant-garde, anticipated the spelling (and content) of Twitter in 1940 “IMpeachment by House before Council said shd/ be glad if constitution cd/ carry on without recourse to higher powers unwritten” (Canto LXIV)

puer_corvus: 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. - and the days are not full enough; ezra pound

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aasiain: Ezra Pound.

sarahsalameh_: Told this Russian girl at ezra pound I was half Palestinian and she said “oh so we both know the pain of seeing our homelands destroyed” lsjdksk babes I’m here for a good time not a sad time

ZeeshanJaanam: The sum of human wisdom is not contained in any one language. Ezra Pound

stilldefs: been obsessing with luiselli ever since this book. spare and sparse. it weaves narratives seamlessly, making time as fluid of a concept as possible. the title, taken from ezra pound’s poem, just makes it more special. how do we make stories about the all tok seemingly mundane?

jims__juice: Thinking about athletes and poets that bother me and I can’t stop. You know what they say: in for a Brad Penny, in for an Ezra Pound.

Poem2Poem: The tree has entered my hands, / The sap has ascended my arms, - Ezra Pound

infinitebclub: Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents. – Ezra Pound

RoeShiela: Doing a poetry course with the Poetry Kit. Today I gave my thoughts on an essay by Ezra Pound. Not read him since uni. I’m enjoying it, makes me think!

Pendidikan4Id: “Literature is news that stays news.” ― Ezra Pound, ABC of Reading

tadeusbarbacana: What thou lov’st well is thy true heritage Ezra Pound

modulo: Oh, just another weekend spent pondering art vs. the artist. This time, on the topic of Ezra Pound.

Pendidikan4Id: “No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.” ― Ezra Pound

FriendCatcher: Imagism is cool and all but did Ezra Pound ever write anything as good as "Summer Girls"?

FordMadoxFordie: ‘I enclose two photographs of myself and Ezra Pound. They were taken in Rapallo. One of them shows the base of the statue to Columbus. Columbus landed in Rapallo after committing his indiscretion.’—Ford to publisher Ray Long, 8 August 1932

Pendidikan4Id: “With one day's reading a man may have the key in his hands.” ― Ezra Pound

Boily690: Art quote of the day - They Said So

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

AsnosSalvajes: EZRA POUND

anteruina: Ezra Pound:

elliot_sperber: “And through the fog of the plague, most art withered into journalism.” — Pete Hamill But, as Ezra Pound says, “news that stays news” is literature (art)

regularcars_bot: Hey son where are you going? Come back here! I wrote a song and it goes BROWN BROWN BROWN BROWN BROWN BROWN EZRA POUND

bsaspoetry: He takes ‘Floating Hill’ by the sleeve, He claps his hand on the back of the great water sennin. But you, you dam’d crowd of gnats, Can you even tell the age of a turtle?

bsaspoetry: Men’s fates are already set, There is no need of asking diviners.

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

apego5: Un 'comiato' de Ezra Pound...

anteruina: Ezra Pound: I pendant sit in the vale of fate, I twine the Maenad strands, And lo, the three Eumenides Take justice at my hands. For I fly in the gale of an unknown chord. The blood of light is God's delight And I am the life blood's ward

bsaspoetry: There is no end of things in the heart.

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DaveWritesJunk: “Very funny if you like funny things, but also very genre-y if you like genre-y things.” - Ezra Pound

alicalderonf: Thus am I Dante for a space and am / One Francois Villon, ballad-lord and thief, dice de morro Ezra Pound

GlissantBot: As if in preparation for such a shock, three poetic works have already been composed as systems: Mallarme's Un coup de des jamais n'abolira le hasard (Dice Thrown Never Will Annul Chance), Joyce's Finnegan's Wake, and Ezra Pound's Cantos.

bleak_mid: “When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary” - Ezra Pound

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

fawnabyss: Ezra Pound was Steve Bannon with a thesaurus.

AngusColwell: Gerard Manley Hopkins tweeting 20 photos of wildlife a day. Disraeli RTing Gladstone tweets from 7 years ago that have aged badly. JM Keynes's threads (1/24). Ezra Pound sharing increasingly problematic Breitbart articles, before embracing Parler.

peterstreet339: Liverpool Hope university: my abstract about poetry being the perfect art form for those on autistic spectrum - choosing ee cummins, ezra pound & Robert Creeley for their writing styles - All thanks to Johanne Limburg and James McGrath for inviting me onto the panel

PoetryTrain: Poetry E Train In a Station of the Metro Ezra Pound

thecurlsmusic: Next stimulus needs to be $20k, a pound of weed and a large sword

unRonic: Ezra Pound would be a prolific Twitter user until he gets banned for tweeting his racist, anti-Semitic views.

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

AZNJ3: And they were happier than I am; And the fish swim in the lake     and do not even own clothing.” —Ezra Pound. Bethinks me of Jung where he says: “I have done without electricity, and tend the fireplace and stove myself. Evenings, I light the old lamps.

Pendidikan4Id: “Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.” ― Ezra Pound

SKYblue7_: Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing. The rest is mere sheep herding. -Ezra Pound STREAM Highway Harvest

LiamMJones1994: Ezra Pound totally would have been a terrible presence on here.

Dwn2thelastpage: “Properly, we should read for power. Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one's hand.” ― Ezra Pound

its_lorraining: Maybe I've been too hard on Ezra Pound all this time.

PoetryExcerpt: There was a young man from the West, He did what he could for what he thought best; But election came round, He found himself drowned, And the papers will tell you the rest. —Ezra Pound.

isidro_li: Who heareth, seeth not form But is led by its emanatIon Being divided, set out from colour, Disjunct in mid darkness Grazeth the light, one moving by other, Being divided, divided from all falsity Worthy of trust From him alone mercy proceedeth — Ezra Pound, The Cantos, XXXVI

AnthoniaOrji: The modern artist must live by craft and violence. His gods are violent gods. Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife, are uninteresting. - Ezra Pound

TaffettaCrafts: Richard Avedon. Ezra Pound, poet, Rutherford, New Jersey, June 30, 1958. Goodnight.

regularcars_bot: Hey son where are you going? Come back here! I wrote a song and it goes BROWN BROWN BROWN BROWN BROWN BROWN EZRA POUND

peachyfrays: someone be ezra pound to my t.s eliot.

6022jsm: Doesn't quite work like that, John. Some people appreciate the talent of artists & can criticize their product without the ability to produce that product, Example: Ezra Pound. Even he claims he was not a great poet, but he was an outstanding critic.

TaiyoSirajDavis: Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing; the rest is mere sheep-herding. Ezra Pound  On Mediocrity and Education

RyanHaecker: "Plato periodically caused enthusiasm among his disciples... suddenly conscious of the reality of the nous, of mind, apart from any man's individual mind, of the sea crystalline and enduring, of the bright as it wore molten glass that envelops us, full of light." - Ezra Pound

PaulKater: Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree. - Ezra Pound

lumin_vulpes: In 1933, Time magazine called Ezra Pound 'a cat that walks by himself, tenaciously unhousebroken and very unsafe for children'

uncjay1: Ezra Pound Reading Canto LXXXI

yalcinbarak: the tree has entered my hands the sap has ascended my arms the tree has grown in my breast downward, the branches grow out of me like arms tree you are moss you are you are violets with wind above them a child - so high - you are and all this is folly to the world. ezra pound

hilozoist: ezra pound being a teacher

McLinstitute: “Trouble with duffers like Geo. Orwell is that they satirize something that happened 50 years ago as a threat of the future! Effect is narcotic.” Letter from Marshall McLuhan to Ezra Pound, January 1951. (In ‘Letters of Marshall McLuhan,’ 1987, OUP.)

TextBookCentre: “Literature is news that stays news.” ― Ezra Pound ―

nicotinedreamin: im literally just listening to slowdive and thinkingn abt how ezra pound wrote the cantos on toilet paper

anteruina: From Ezra Pound's "Revolt": I would shake off the lethargy of this our time, and give For shadows -- shapes of power For dreams -- men. [...] Let us be men that dream, Not cowards, dabblers, waiters For dead Time to reawaken and grant balm For ills unnamed.

Poem2Poem: The tree has entered my hands, / The sap has ascended my arms, - Ezra Pound

AodhAscan: Sometimes our friends post such nuanced takes that we ourselves don't know what they're trying to say. Ezra Pound and some of his "Imagist" contemporaries agreed that plain and direct language was preferable to obfuscation. Can you commit, or not? "Go in fear of abstractions."



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