Z is for E(z)ra*

field mouse

And The Days Are Not Full Enough

And the days are not full enough
And the nights are not full enough
And life slips by like a field mouse
Not shaking the grass

       Ezra Pound


Ezra Pound (1885-1972) was an expatriate American modernist poet. You can find more information about him – and more poems by him – here.

(Field mouse image by dingsdale via Flickr.)

(Posted today as my final(!) entry in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge)


* Yes, I know that’s cheating. But it’s day 26, and I really like this poem, and Zebra and Zephyr just didn’t appeal as much. So I hope you enjoyed the poem.
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2 Responses to Z is for E(z)ra*

  1. kristin says:

    Cheating or not, that is a good poem. And congrats on finishing the challenge.
    Finding Eliza

    Liked by 1 person

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