BK. Ezra Pound

85. Excerpt, draft of canto XXVI. In Miyake (191), 1990.

Includes lines about Pound’s first meeting with Kume (Ap), Kume’s dancing of the tennin in Hagoromo (see 76e), and quotation of and comment about a key line from Pound’s version of the play, which eventually found its way into canto LXXX (56e): ‘“Doubt is of mortals, with us there is no deceit” /  . . . / . . . [this] is the line that is beautiful’. Reprinted in A Guide (201, xlvii).






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