The Sea of Glass

I looked and saw a sea
                               roofed over with rainbows,
In the midst of each
                               two lovers met and departed;
Then the sky was full of faces
                               with gold glories behind them.


This poem is in the public domain. Published in Poem-a-Day on August 16, 2015, by the Academy of American Poets.

About this Poem

“The Sea of Glass” was published in Lustra of Ezra Pound with Earlier Poems (Alfred A. Knopf, 1917).