Ezra Pound

(30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972 / Hailey / Idaho)

Alf’s Fifth Bit


The pomps of butchery, financial power,
Told 'em to die in war, and then to save,
Then cut their saving to the half or lower;
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  • Gold Star - 13,873 Points * Sunprincess * (3/14/2014 8:00:00 PM)

    The pomps of butchery, financial power,
    Told 'em to die in war, and then to save,
    Then cut their saving to the half or lower;
    When will this system lie down in its grave? (Report) Reply

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