The Embankment

Original Text: 
Ripostes of Ezra Pound whereto are appended the complete poetical works of T. E. Hulme (London: Elkin Mathew, 1915), p. 63. del P685 R566 1915 Fisher Library
(The fantasia of a fallen gentleman on a cold, bitter night.)
1Once, in finesse of fiddles found I ecstasy,
2In the flash of gold heels on the hard pavement.
3Now see I
4That warmth's the very stuff of poesy.
5Oh, God, make small
6The old star-eaten blanket of the sky,
7That I may fold it round me and in comfort lie.
Publication Start Year: 
Publication Notes: 
For Christmas MDCCCCVIII (London)
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1998.