In a Station of the Metro

By Ezra Pound 1885–1972 Ezra Pound
The apparition       of these faces       in the crowd   :
Petals      on a wet, black    bough   .

Source: Poetry (April 1913).

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Poet Ezra Pound 1885–1972

SCHOOL / PERIOD Modern

Subjects Social Commentaries, Cities & Urban Life

Poetic Terms Imagery, Epigram, Free Verse, Imagist