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Ezra Pound - In the Old Age of the Soul

I do not choose to dream; there cometh on me
Some strange old lust for deeds.
As to the nerveless hand of some old warrior
The sword-hilt or the war-worn wonted helmet
Brings momentary life and long-fled cunning,
So to my soul grown old - 
Grown old with many a jousting, many a foray, 
Grown old with namy a hither-coming and hence-going - 
Till now they send him dreams and no more deed;
So doth he flame again with might for action,
Forgetful of the council of elders,
Forgetful that who rules doth no more battle,
Forgetful that such might no more cleaves to him
So doth he flame again toward valiant doing. 

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Poet: Ezra Pound
Poem: In the Old Age of the Soul
Poem of the Day: Feb 23 2009

Comment 249 of 249, added on May 26th, 2015 at 6:35 PM.

Attached to any animal
Said one single good word towards his enemies.
To idly laugh was to cultivate agression.
To smile released pent-up calumny
To kiss was to customise frugality
To hug is accept physical intimacy
To compromise is an act of trading off oneís perceptions
To unconciously transpose personal identity

Of course, mankind, as a whole, will do these things. We must understand that Satan uses the joys of human nature to tickle the innards of fools and up-graded
scoundrels-- especially the global circus of tourism. As born weaklings, Lucifer and his family of devils plans to destruct civilations. We have a gang of devils in
the flesh temporarilly released from hell to torment uninformed fools as pseudo religious pulpit-pounders lead their flocks down the path to hell. John Hagee has replaced the late Billy Graham, in hamming up the doctrine of salted-down priestcraft.

hogorina from United States
Comment 248 of 249, added on May 22nd, 2015 at 5:51 PM.

Police officrs
Fire men
Tax-free charaties
Tax-free foundations
Post men
Politicians in office
Churches and their flocks
The touring industry
The Federal Reserve
Wall Street
Red Cross
United Nations Organizations
Social Security
No military command
Not one of our fifty-states
No pulpit pounder nor professor in college
No educational system nor sociery
Not one political official of any state.
Yes, indeed, we have a people in the hands of professional parasitism. Collective blood-sucking moochers crawl over honest hard-working people, of whom work like hell to stay a float. Of course these people must serve their master, of whom give just the minimum wage to keep their game on stage.
Truthfully, all wealth comes from the people of whom produce food from farms. This food is bought cheap to keep farmer enslaved to state and federal agencies designed to legally steal productive property, and to enflate it as times goes by. Actually, every structure or organization is consisted of stolen wealth from the national agricultural industry.
If you are reading this and do not grow food then parasitism through the state is physical and mental slavery. No good-bastards in office sustain this robbery system through give-away programs. This circus is so expanded until the military is designed to keep parasitic bastards in power. Our days are numbered as a so-called free people. POLICE STATE EVOLVING!

hogorina from United States
Comment 247 of 249, added on May 15th, 2015 at 9:43 PM.

Obviously, an appointment to the bench is the highest level of political banditry
that any well enrenched hood could possibly climb. There is no greater crime than to be controlled by the insiders, of whom sell their individual souls to a universal network of pseudo-religious intellectual rustlers, and stool-pidgeons in examinig its past and present with its acrewd intellectual perversion, and laughable ploy as a front for state social engineering under the influence of libralism with its nine-man gag-rule via a nine vote travesty of justice set up. One man is a plant that can literally hog-tie three hundred million citizens to what ever the communist party determines the best interest of universal Bolshevism. This gang should be put out of business permently.
No doubt it. This mahine is a legalized operation of high-handed scoundrels, collectively, of wearing black-robes in pacticing political priestcraft
in the name of a run-of-the-mill overrated sycophants and as usless as tits on a boar-hog. This collection or, concoction of miscreants, rustles law-books to twist liberal rot to fit the gerrymandering of collectice political whoredom as a sideline, in legally cementing incipient socialism amidst the minds and souls of every patriotic being, that are allured into its net of so-called Supreme Court shystering with a gobble der gook perverted intellectual fraudulence geared to wire-pullers as operatives and servants subserive to an invisible syndicate of international finance. The supreme Court is fraudulent and a threat to our republic. This operation is only a watering-hole for self-opionated hustlers ever drowning in their own muck and mire, as puppets in the hands of a universal Military/religious priesthood oligarchy.
Organized political psyhilus eats the brains of intellectual groplings as anti-social
gangrene eats the guts of out of misled intemperate fools as agents of Marxism.
America has been been betrayed. the whole state has become a graveyard of corrupt legal pettyfogging. One or two more appointments to the state-court bench via Primeminister netanyahu through political fraudulence via the Presidency will install America as only an appendage to Israel. Under the Eisenhower roost Nikita Krushhev stood before congress pounding the podium with his shoe: Communism will take America without firing a shot. Later, Eisenhower, suffering from dementure, warned congress about protecting communism world wide. Close down the illicit Federal Reserve and exit APAX from our shores and arrest the criminal element behind NATOís imperialism. Tell communist inspired United Nations nest its glabal intentions in establishing universal BoIshevism to go straight to hell. One can fool the national populance most of the time, but it is clear that professional trained communist revolutuonaries have command over Washington,D.C.
Political twiddle de links first took place when Sec. 6, Art, 6 of the Constitution on treaties was grandfathered into as legal protocol by subtle snake-oil peddlers of alien financial moguls. The bank of England was a master at arms treading back to the Temple in ancient Palistine. In an alliance with the Wall Street monsters this gang of rogues are wired to the Reserve. The trick here is to
baffle the regulators, invisible hand, in alloting part and parcel of liquid with and stable resources through a global network of finacial elites working with a hand-picked gang on the Supreme Court. This court respectfully is a bully at playing off barious social combinations through the art racial bootlegging. Basically, this is a make-up of quart-a-day shysters. In a nutshell, we drag in the state Sept. John Kerry is a plant. A well-wired individual and a thoroughbred lineage of the mental cripples of whom are pulling out all stops that are in line to discourage incipient Bolshevism and its prolonged method to destroy Western civilization.
The West and the East--obama vs Putin know the tricks and trade of Universal communism. Presently, Putin is taking a stand. The CIA has book-marked various nations in Asia, Africa, and the middle East. Troops and armor is to guard these countries when the fiat currency is curtailed as useless. The arising police state within America follows the identical responce when the great depression is beginning to take place in America. The state of Israel in the hands of a mad-man, Netanyahu, who is seeking WW3 to save his hide. When the NATO gang makes a move to imperialise helpless alien nations through pre-planted troops, then China and Russia will move in. Iran has become an international sore eye as the universal communist industry treads a path to self-destruct in attacking iran. Naturally, Syria will be the next in line. Obama has fallen back on his promise to Netanyahu in invading further into Arabia. All of the mess is bacause we have a buch of pro=communist bastards ruling America. Intellectual and sexual persversion is the ground work in betraying our republic and nation. America is facing a coup. In dwelling Marxists seem to be lossing ground. In 1950 General MacArthur was ajoined with an awaiting coup when stepping from an aircraft in returning from the Far East. Thinks did not go well as planned. America has rolled over into one massive metropolitan sewer. The Left and right parties stand on tremultous ground. We harbor an great eagle that has lost its nest, and let turkies in power of whom do nothing but goggle de gook with no place to hide their dirty-work as political cannibals.

from United States

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