Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound

Ezra Pound is remembered as an incredibly influential, expatriate American poet. He is named as the founder of the Imagist movement. His best-known works include The Cantos and Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. His work is known for its clarity, precision, and vibrantly clear images. Read more about Ezra Pound.

Some of Pound’s most famous poems include In a Station of the Metrohis translation of The Seafarer, The Garden, and The River-Merchant’s Wife: A Letter.

In a Station of the Metro

by Ezra Pound

‘In a Station of the Metro’ by Ezra Pound is the quintessential Imagist poem. Using very few words, he paints a clear and unforgettable image.

The Garden

by Ezra Pound

‘The Garden’ by Ezra Pound describes the emotional conflict caused by changes in the upper and lower classes of England during the ending months of WWI. 

The Sea of Glass

by Ezra Pound

Pound’s ‘The Sea of Glass’ is an image-rich poem that depicts lovers meeting amid rainbows in the sea. 

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