Saturday, August 14, 2010

I confess, my friend, I am puzzled.


Goanna [Karenina]. ZooDoo, Richmond. April, 2010.

Ezra Pound may well have been a miserable old bastard of dubious politics and mad as a hatter towards the end; but he could manage to string a sentence together very nicely...


Meditatio by Ezra Pound

When I carefully consider the curious habits of dogs
I am compelled to conclude
That man is the superior animal.

When I consider the curious habits of man
I confess, my friend, I am puzzled.

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