An Immorality: Ezra Pound

Piazza_Mercanti_a_Milano

Sing we for love and idleness,
Naught else is worth the having.

Though I have been in many a land,
There is naught else in living.

And I would rather have my sweet,
Though rose-leaves die of grieving,

Than do high deeds in Hungary
To pass all men’s believing.

Ezra Pound 1885-1972

The illustration is the well in the Piazza Mercanti a Milano. Uploaded to Wikimedia by g10rg10
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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