In a Station of the Metro
The apparition of these faces in the crowd;
Petals on a wet, black bough.
From Personae by Ezra Pound, copyright © 1926 by Ezra Pound. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corporation. All rights reserved. No part of this poem may be reproduced in any form without the written consent of the publisher.
Ezra Pound is generally considered the poet most responsible for defining and promoting a modernist aesthetic in poetry.
Date Published: 1926-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/station-metro