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The Altar
by Ezra Pound
[from Canzoni, 1911]

Let us build here an exquisite friendship,
The flame, the autumn, and the green rose of love
Fought out their strife here, ’tis a place of wonder;
Where these have been, meet ’tis, the ground is holy.