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Louis Untermeyer, ed. (1885–1977). Modern American Poetry. 1919.

Ezra Pound1885–1972


BE in me as the eternal moods

of the bleak wind, and not

As transient things are—

gaiety of flowers.

Have me in the strong loneliness

of sunless cliffs

And of gray waters.

Let the gods speak softly of us

In days hereafter,

the shadowy flowers of Orcus

Remember thee.