Original Text: 
Ezra Pound, "Poems," Blast 1 (London, June 20, 1914): 48. See also Ezra Pound's Poetry and Prose: Contributions to Periodicals, prefaced and arranged by Lea Baechler, A. Walton Litz, and James Longenbach (New York and London: Garland, 1991), I (1902-1914): 257. PS 3531 O82A6 1991 Robarts Library.
1When I carefully consider the curious habits of dogs,
3That man is the superior animal.
4When I consider the curious habits of man,
5I confess, my friend, I am puzzled.


2] admit: "conclude" in Lustra (1916). Back to Line
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Publication Notes: 
See Gallup C148
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1998.