Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
September 2nd, 2015 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 294,687 comments.
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!

Share |

Added: Feb 27 2003 | Viewed: 34919 times | Comments and analysis of The Return by Ezra Pound Comments (74)

The Return - Comments and Information

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

Comment 74 of 74, added on June 30th, 2015 at 4:33 PM.

xFmB9E Im thankful for the article post.Really looking forward to read more. Much obliged.

crorkzz from Antigua and Barbuda
Comment 73 of 74, added on June 10th, 2015 at 8:32 PM.

jeQfAV wow, awesome blog.Really looking forward to read more. Keep writing.

crorkzz catz from Germany
Comment 72 of 74, added on June 8th, 2015 at 3:26 PM.

CELFRO Looking forward to reading more. Great article post.Really thank you! Great.

crorkzz from Brazil

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, The Return, has received 74 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Pound Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links