Ezra Pound

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

And The Days Are Not Full Enough - Poem by Ezra Pound

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

Comments about And The Days Are Not Full Enough by Ezra Pound

  • Neran Sati (3/8/2016 4:57:00 PM)

    the accent bein in the last stanza - the human life bein short and unfulfilled and yet nothing changes.. (Report) Reply

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  • Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon Howard 'the motivational poet' Simon (5/23/2015 4:21:00 PM)

    A short statement on the shortness of life. (Report) Reply

  • Kerry O'Connor (8/6/2009 1:08:00 PM)

    My all time favourite favourite poem. (Report) Reply

  • Cecil (cj) Krieger (5/21/2006 9:18:00 AM)

    Great write Ezra... just love the way this reads & the meaning between the lines

    Best Cecil (Report) Reply

  • Adryan Rotica (7/15/2005 5:34:00 AM)

    How do you do this to my heart? With the greatest depth of breathless wonder...and bliss....I will never know the answer to this...only feel it~ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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