“Ezra Pound’s Manifesto”

“Ezra Pound’s Manifesto”

The passion’s free without pentameter.
The word,  more than the sum of all its parts.
Oppose the cosmic poet’s well-worn phrase.
Descriptive hue; cyclonic energy.
Free, open verse; eternity’s white space.
The spirit,  forlorn faces in a crowd
imagines death: ghost-blossoms cover bough.

MVC-005SPhoto by Jacqueline Casey



, , , , ,

4 Comments on ““Ezra Pound’s Manifesto””

  1. Robbie
    May 20, 2014 at 3:17 pm #

    You managed to use one of my favorite words—pentameter.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Christine
    May 21, 2014 at 4:17 am #

    Iambic pentameter is my favorite – there was a time I could extemporize poetry in iambic pentameter. 🙂 This is a lovely little poem – I particularly liked “Oppose the cosmic poet’s well-worn phrase.” Such a great line. Thanks for hitchhiking!


  3. jacquelinecaseypoetry
    May 21, 2014 at 4:20 am #

    Thanks! Enjoyed writing it.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Hannah Spuler

Bringing truth, goodness and beauty to children~ one whimsical (and sometimes silly!) story at a time.


Psychology to Motivate | Inspire | Uplift

Frank Solanki

If you want to be a hero well just follow me

Beachanny's Texas


Rantings Of A Third Kind

The Blog about everything and nothing and it's all done in the best possible taste!

%d bloggers like this: