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Erbhof: "I would agree with Ezra Pound’s statement that Hamilton was 'the Prime snot in ALL American history'" What did Pound mean by this?

NArcheofuturist: Really upset Ezra Pound didn’t get into Calvinism instead of Confucianism, could have been the most based timeline

HombreMenguant6: Alvin Langdon Coburn, Vortograph of Ezra Pound, 1917.

KHWalker4U: IN A STATION OF THE METRO The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on a wet, black, bough. - Haiku by American Ezra Pound Photo "Apple Blossoms" © Kathleen Walker

basedagrippa: Little known poem of Ezra Pound depicting EMPIRE: an African potentate chained to a fountain before Buckingham Palace. Dedicated to “my brother in chains Bonga-Bonga”. Was Pound a racist, or friend to all men?

Kar2839Karanja: If the individual, or heretic, gets hold of some essential truth, or sees some error in the system being practiced, he commits so many marginal errors himself that he is worn out before he can establish his point.,Ezra Pound,System, Hold, Point ,

mfrancispoet: These are the poems of Eliot By the Uranian muse begot. A man their mother was, A muse their sire. Ezra Pound.

gallo_orlando: EZRA POUND

mkimdorman: Time of almonds in flower and songs half spoken; walnut's bough now keeps sun off threshed oats. -Saturno Montanari, from "Stagione di Fiori" (tr. Ezra Pound)

gingermophobia: jk rowling is the ezra pound of YA

mkimdorman: Road in the open there, all sun and grain-dust and sour air from the canal bank, Ditch-water higher now with the tide, turns violet and red. -Saturno Montanari, from "Pomeriggio di Luglio" (tr. Ezra Pound)

elcielosondos: Ezra Pound - Canto CXX

Boydesian: I angered Twitter's small, but intensely annoying group of Ezra Pound apologists.

QuacksAnonymous: "Our indispensable Magazine is DOUBT, the Fortean Society publication - even if Tiffany Thayer, editor, does think Ezra Pound is a great poet and that PK experiments are a new kind of crap game." — Meade Layne, 1945. ouch.

Rufus_Hickok: Well, this Zukofsky guy finally clicked with me. I'd read his correspondence with Ezra Pound (speaking of cranks!) and *tried* to read "A" and couldn't quite get it. But this collection is fresh, vibrant, and real to me.

Cavalier1642: Because Ezra Pound was right. They are locked up in a psychiatric facility, a big one, and it's called America.

aestheticist_: Odi et amo. quare id faciam, fortasse requiris? Nescio, sed fieri sentio et excrucior. -Catullus I hate and love. Why? You may ask but It beats me. I feel it done to me and ache. -Ezra Pound

RBrookhiser: And Ezra Pound made even better translations without knowing the languages at all.

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: Ezra Pound en Blast! I & II

narrowpath007: "The Talmud is the One and Only Begetter of the Bolshevik System” — Ezra Pound

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

PoesiaRecitada: Ezra Pound - Famam librosque cano

startupsalien: Ai; One of the most famous short poems is "In a Station of the Metro" by Ezra Pound, an American poet and a leading figure of the Imagist movement in the early 20th century. The poem reads: The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on a wet, black bough.

monkeyrotica: lmao, AI bots apologizing for Ezra Pound is peak tech bro.

BSteersman: Ezra Pound called Futurism 'accelerated impressionism'

RamellaUgo: Ezra Pound

MariaEConstant1: PS. I said you ought to learn languages. IF you learn other languages, you wouldn't get stuck quoting the white supremacist bastards like Ezra Pound. Li Qing Zhao is a great woman Chinese medieval poet. Believed in drunkenness and wandering.

sylvie_longeron: “Rhythm must have meaning.” Ezra Pound

pauljimerson: Dejected at having no further luck in America with his poetry, Frost and his wife moved to England in 1912. There, he found a champion in poet Ezra Pound, who helped get Frost’s first two books, A Boy’s Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914), published.

LilacsLasting: ‘ezra pound broke gertrude steins favourite chair’ ‘christopher isherwood breaking and entering era’ ‘f scott fitzgerald has a massive dick’ ‘truman capote is a little bitch

AshleyKarve3: This particular human being is likely to lose their shit if they find out how many people appreciate ezra pound without getting disgusting rabid fascists

sean_tatol: say what you will about ezra pound, the cantos were the first place i learned anything useful about monetary theory

johnstonglenn: Sovereignty by Ezra Pound The European, March 1953

dylanfan8: Jeremy Irons Reads TS Eliot's 'The Waste Land' BBC Radio 4

simpreneurship: "When two men in business always agree, one of them is unnecessary." — Ezra Pound

gilleszimmerman: "A slave is someone who waits for someone to come and free him." Ezra Pound

mythicalmidge: “(Something about Ezra Pound and Confucianism)…” - the wind

naomi7444: Go in fear of abstractions. No idea but in things (Ezra Pound)

RDPohl1: As Erza Pound was making a splash with “translations” of Chinese poetry, immigrants from China were etching poems of despair into the walls of a California detention facility.

Wes_theLargo: Normalize describing usury as “syphilis of the State” or “Wart of the commonweal” (my thanks to Ezra Pound)

3QD: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets

Maggie_McNeill: "If a patron buys from an artist who needs money (needs money to buy tools, time, food), the patron then makes himself equal to the artist; he is building art into the world; he creates." – Ezra Pound

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epshita_c: "A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values." - Ezra Pound

StawickiMichal: “If a man isn’t willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he’s no good.” – Ezra Pound

justified_jamms: Ezra Pound. Not legal tender.

ColeHenri: Love this from "The Paris Review" and Ezra Pound: “Hast thou 2 loaves of bread …” Hast thou 2 loaves of bread Sell one + with the dole Buy straightaway some hyacinths To feed thy soul.

betterthanstar2: I often wish that Ezra Pound had made the slogan of modernism “Make it fresh” or “Make it interesting” instead of “Make it new.” The push for novelty over worthier qualities has taken us to a dead end; -from A. M. Juster with Alfred Nicol

dsaguinaldo: Ezra Pound

Prison_Health: Lost in Translation: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets As Pound was making a splash with “translations” of Chinese poetry, immigrants from China were etching poems of despair into the walls of a detention facility.

msjennimiller: sometimes cohabitation is like, "whyyy are you telling me about the tumultuous friendship between Jewish poet Louis Zukofsky and noted antisemite Ezra Pound when I am trying to take a nap" and then sometimes it's like, sure, let's move to a French town full of giant contraptions.

asymptotejrnl: Did you know that in the 1930s and 40s Chinese immigrants scrawled poems on the walls of detention centers in Angel Island? Composed contemporaneously with Ezra Pound's translations, these verses offer a different image of the perceived "Chinese poem":

welfordwrites: If a man isn’t willing to take some risk for his opinions, either his opinions are no good or he’s no good. Ezra Pound

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

johnstonglenn: Ezra Pound by Richard Avedon. Now to find somewhere for it.

WhenIsBirths: 'Ezra Pound and Mike Pence share a flat, somehow, it is hilarious'

orb1973: Ezra Pound documentary

nader18cwpmi: The Poetics of Impersonality: T S Eliot and Ezra Pound 9C3WOGN

royalrebelrules: "In this century Ezra Pound called the artist 'the antennae of the race'. ART AS RADAR acts as an 'early alarm system', as it were, enabling us to DISCOVER SOCIAL & PSYCHIC TARGETS in lots of time to prepare to cope with them." UM, 1964 Arts as prophetic > mere self-expression.

AmericanGwyn: 3. This is the kind of magazine Ezra Pound would’ve done back in the day before he became Mussolini’s podcaster.

synekura_audio: Lost in Translation: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets

theotherjude: Nearly derived Ezra Pound from one two-hour class on Genealogy of Morals :/

noxrosa: Dinner table discussion about how great it is Ezra Pound wasn't alive at the same time as the internet.

metaglossia: Lost in Translation: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets

grahamhjpage: For World Poetry Day: 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

pinkkudu: I like Ezra Pound, I like Ye. I think they both need to calm down.

alltherowbots: Ezra Pound sat upon my bed Asked me which books as of late I've read Ezra Pound sat upon my bed Asked me which books as of late I've read Asked me if I've, uh, read his own

antisyrizas: ”Literature is news that stays news.” Ezra Pound

MarkAPierceNE: Next Ezra Pound:

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

ChinatownVoices: Lost in Translation: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets

Raman_qu: - The magnificent Ezra Pound

tseliotquotebot: For Ezra Pound, il miglior fabbro

oskoreimotpol: Without honour men sink into servitude. - Ezra Pound

longaevi: 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

chimichangasT: “Rhythm must have meaning.” Ezra Pound

johnstonglenn: OTD in 1922 Ezra Pound wrote to HL Mencken: "The Christian Era ended at midnight on Oct. 29-30 of last year. You are now in the year 1 p.s.U. [post scriptum Ulysses], if that is any comfort to you." Joyce told Pound he had finished writing the novel on Oct. 29 1921.

LectorAntiquus: AI: paint a portrait of the daughter of Ezra Pound and Gio Scotti. Will hang it in my dining room later.

valentin13q: Cathay: Ezra Pound's Orient (Penguin Specials) 9MAGQEP

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

jmjmus: Ezra Pound's daughter has a castle Check it out.

DinahKolka: I don’t know if you guys realise this but there’s a website with copies of modernist magazines, this including Wyndham Lewis’ Blast and the English Review and the Egoist and there’s Ezra Pound too and YOU MUST check it out

WCAAimpact: Lost in Translation: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets

Inframethod: "Good writers are those who keep the language efficient," said Ezra Pound. To do so, they had to be read, of course. In the future, good writers may be those whose work is used to fine tune the language models that efficiently produce mediocre prose.

bsehart: “Rhythm must have meaning.” Ezra Pound

LucyLondon7: Happy World Poetry Day Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet who lived in England a while and met Edward Thomas (of the group known as the Dymock poets and Frost's inspiration for his poem "The Road Not Taken"), T. E. Hulme, and Ezra Pound.

Prison_Health: Lost in Translation: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets As Pound was making a splash with “translations” of Chinese poetry, immigrants from China were etching poems of despair into the walls of a detention facility.

typode: Lost in Translation: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets

nicotinedreamin: 70 bis Rue Notre-Dame-des-Champs, the one-time address of Ezra Pound. Paris was where he’d meet his long-time mistress and companion, concert violinist Olga Rudge.

allenmendenhall: Lost in Translation: Ezra Pound’s Imagism and the Angel Island Poets

KrakeJames: Wrapped up Ezra Pound's ABC of Reading, not sure I got anything from it except homework...

plasmabitcoin: In our time, the curse is monetary illiteracy, just as inability to read plain print was the curse of earlier centuries. -Ezra Pound

plasmabitcoin: When words cease to cling close to things, kingdoms fall, empires wane and diminish. -Ezra Pound

plasmabitcoin: Wars in old times were made to get slaves. The modern implement of imposing slavery is debt. -Ezra Pound

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

UkNatArchives: Nancy lived to London in 1911 and from there lived across the globe, becoming involved in literary scenes as a writer and becoming the muse of others, including Aldous Huxley, Samuel Beckett, and Ezra Pound.

hassanjatoi72: “Rhythm must have meaning.” Ezra Pound

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



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