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Ezra Pound - A Pact

I make a pact with you, Walt Whitman-- 
I have detested you long enough. 
I come to you as a grown child 
Who has had a pig-headed father; 
I am old enough now to make friends. 
It was you that broke the new wood, 
Now is a time for carving. 
We have one sap and one root-- 
Let there be commerce between us.

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Poet: Ezra Pound
Poem: A Pact
Year: Published/Written in 1916
Poem of the Day: Jul 18 2004

Comment 317 of 317, added on December 31st, 2015 at 2:14 PM.


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Comment 316 of 317, added on December 13th, 2015 at 12:58 AM.
Oh yeah, fauubols st

Oh yeah, fauubols stuff there you!

Sudarshan from Czech Republic
Comment 315 of 317, added on December 12th, 2015 at 10:16 PM.
Real brain power on

Real brain power on diysalp. Thanks for that answer!

Virginia from Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)

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