To Resuscitate the Dead Art of Poetry

For three years, out of key with his time,
He strove to resuscitate the dead art
Of poetry; to maintain “the sublime”
In the old sense. Wrong from the start—
 
No, hardly . . .
 
~Ezra Pound, Hugh Selwyn Mauberly
 
 
 

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