Pam Webb

a writer's journey as a reader

NPM: #27–of imagery and such


Amy Lowell doesn’t quite get the press like Emily Dickinson does, although Amy did receive a Pultizer for her work. Very much influenced by the Imagist Movement, Lowell, like Ezra Pound, captures the essence of a scene in only a few words.  So much is left unsaid, which is what makes this poem so complete.

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Poetry

Amy Lowell, 18741925
Over the shop where silk is sold
Still the dragon kites are flying.

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3 thoughts on “NPM: #27–of imagery and such

  1. This made me smile. I can see why you like Lowell so much.

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