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Ezra Pound - The Return

See, they return; ah, see the tentative
     Movements, and the slow feet,
     The trouble in the pace and the uncertain

See, they return, one, and by one,
With fear, as half-awakened;
As if the snow should hesitate
And murmur in the wind,
          and half turn back;
These were the "Wing'd-with-Awe,"

Gods of the wingèd shoe!
With them the silver hounds,
          sniffing the trace of air!

Haie! Haie!
     These were the swift to harry;
These the keen-scented;
These were the souls of blood.

Slow on the leash,
          pallid the leash-men!

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Poet: Ezra Pound
Poem: The Return
Poem of the Day: May 30 2004

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Comment 88 of 89, added on May 10th, 2017 at 10:07 AM.

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Comment 87 of 89, added on March 4th, 2017 at 12:05 PM.

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