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Alpay Ulku, "Heat Lightning, Progress, Cat, George Orwell." Meteorology: Poems (Rochester, NY: Boa Editions, Ltd., 1999), p. 7. Free online.

A.G. Ullyatt, "Zoetrope (in memory of Ezra Pound)." Unisa English Studies 15.2 (Sept. 1977): 41.

Jennifer Understahl, "Possessed by Ezra Pound." The Seattle Review 24.1 (2002): 113.

Louis Untermeyer, "The Banquet of the Bards: Ezra Pound." —And Other Poets (New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1916), pp. 55-57. Rpt. in Untermeyer, Selected Poems and Parodies of Louis Untermeyer (New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1935), pp. 273-274, and Mock Modernism: An Anthology of Parodies, Travesties, Frauds, 1910-1935, ed. Leonard Diepeveen (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014), pp. 134-135, free online. Also here.

Louis Untermeyer, "Chant Monroe." March 1913. Dear Editor: A History of Poetry in Letters: The First Fifty Years, 1912-1962, ed. and compiled by Joseph Parisi and Stephen Young; introductions and commentary by Joseph Parisi; foreword by Billy Collins (New York: Norton, 2002), p. 52.

John Updike, "Apologies to Harvard. The Phi Beta Kappa Poem." Completed in early June 1973. Delivered as the annual Phi Beta Kappa poem to the Harvard and Radcliffe chapters of Phi Beta Kappa, June 12, 1973. Harvard Bulletin 75.11 (July 1973): 22-23. Free online. Rpt. in Updike, Tossing and Turning (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977), pp. 29-34; Updike, Collected Poems, 1953-1993 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003), pp. 120-125; and Updike, Selected Poems, ed. Christopher Carduff (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015).

Allen Upward, "The Discarded Imagist." Egoist 2.6 (June 1, 1915): 98. Free online. Rpt. in Poetry 6.6 (Sept. 1915): 317-318, free online and here and here; A. D. Moody, "Pound's Allen Upward," Paideuma 4.1 (Spring 1975): 55-70 (at 65-66) (Moody's essay was rpt. in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Vol. 85, ed. Jennifer Baise (Detroit: Gale Research, 1999), pp. 385-393, in which Upward's verse letter appears on pp. 390-391); and Mock Modernism: An Anthology of Parodies, Travesties, Frauds, 1910-1935, ed. Leonard Diepeveen (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014), pp. 66-67. Free online.

Liliana Ursu, [Heart Washed Like a Brain, Europe for Sale]. Înger călare pe fiară?: 1992-1994 (Bucureşti: Cartea Românească, 1996). Translated by Liliana Ursu and Bruce Weigl as "Heart Washed Like a Brain, Europe for Sale," Exquisite Corpse 44 (1993): 18. Rpt. in The William and Mary Review 32 (1994): 74-75 and in Ursu, Angel Riding a Beast: Poems, trans. Liliana Ursu and Bruce Weigl (Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1998), pp. 21-23.

Liliana Ursu, "Window Cut into White Pine (in memory of Ezra Pound)." Trans. Bruce Weigl. Quarterly West 38 (Winter-Spring 1993-1994): 115. Rpt. in Ursu, Angel Riding a Beast: Poems, trans. Liliana Ursu and Bruce Weigl (Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1998), p. 39.

George Uscatescu, [Poem on Pound's death]. Darâmat Ilion. Madrid: Artes Gráficas Benzal, 1972. Translated from Romanian into Spanish by the author in Jorge Uscatescu, "Centenario de Ezra Pound," Cuadernos hispanoamericanos 426 (diciembre 1985): 164-178 (at 178). Free online. Rpt. in George Uscatescu, "Il centenario de Ezra Pound," Prospettive estetiche europee (L'Aquila: Japadre editore, 1987), 63. Also published as Jorge Uscatescu, "En el centenario de Ezra Pound = In honour to Ezra Pound." Folia humanística 23.273 (1985): [611]-612.

 

 

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Guillermina Valdéz, "An Apology to Ezra Pound." Desert Gold: An Anthology of Texas Western College Verse, chosen and ed. by Joan Phelan Quarm and Rafael Jesús González (El Paso: Texas Western College Press, 1964), p. 24.

Mona Van Duyn, "Three Valentines to the Wide World." Poetry 88.4 (July 1956): 207-211. Free online and here. Rpt. in Van Duyn, Valentines to the Wide World: Poems ([Iowa City, Iowa]: Cummington Press, 1958); Midland; Twenty-five Years of Fiction and Poetry Selected from the Writing Workshops of the State University of Iowa, ed. Paul Engle (New York: Random House, 1961), pp. 569-572, free online (first page, next two pages, last page); Van Duyn, A Time of Bees (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1964), pp. 1-3, free online (first page, last two pages); Van Duyn, Merciful Disguises: Published and Unpublished Poems (New York: Atheneum, 1973), pp. 3-6, free online (first page, next two pages, last page); Rising Tides: 20th Century American Women Poets, eds. Laura Chester and Sharon Barba; introd. by Anaïs Nin (New York: Washington Square Press/Pocket Books, 1973); Van Duyn, If it be Not I: Collected Poems, 1959-1982 (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993), pp. 3-6, free online (first page, next two pages, last page); 100 Great Poems by Women: A Golden Ecco Anthology, ed. Carolyn Kizer (Hopewell, N.J.: Ecco Press, 1995); and Van Duyn, Selected Poems (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003), pp. 3-6. Free online and here and here and here and here and here and here. Drafts and proofs for A Time of Bees, page proofs for Valentines to the Wide World, a draft with typesetter's instructions and author's galley proofs for Merciful Disguises, and proofs for If it be Not I are contained in the Mona Van Duyn Papers, 1942-1995, MS-MS-ms120, Department of Special Collections, Washington University Libraries, St. Louis, MO. Finding aid.

John Van Dyke, "Ezra Pound and the Grosbeak." Hello Poetry, May 2019. Free online.

Anna van Valkenburg, "The Thorn and the Wash Basin." The Café Review (Summer 2020). Free online.

Gloria Vando, "Desencanto." Shadows & Supposes (Houston, Tex.: Arte Público Press, 2002), p. 18. Free online.

Paul Vangelisti, "From The Book of Life" [Sections 14-25]. Differentia: Review of Italian Thought 5 (Spring 1991): 65-76 (Section 21, p. 72). Free online and here. A photocopy of the page proofs of The Book of Life is housed in the Paul Vangelisti Papers, 1970-2015, MSS 487, Special Collections & Archives, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA. Finding aid.

Paul Vangelisti, "Still Not Home on the Range." Rhizome (1997): 163.

Robert Vaughn, "A Sestina on Ezra Pound." Western Review 23.1 (Autumn 1958): 41-42. The first two stanzas were rpt. in Donald Justice, "Oblivion: Variations on a Theme," The True Subject, ed. Kurt Brown (Saint Paul, Minn.: Graywolf Press, 1993), pp. 133-134, and Justice, Oblivion: On Writers & Writing (Ashland, OR: Story Line Press, 1998), pp. 67-68.

Jorge Velásquez, "Apología semántica para un retrato del taller." "Desde los lagos": Antología de poesía joven, selección de Jorge Loncón (Puerto Montt: Ediciones Polígono, 1993), p. 136. Rpt. in Simpson 7: revista de la Sociedad de Escritores de Chile (1994): 71; Poesía chilena para el siglo XXI: veinticinco poetas, 25 años, [compilación, Mario Andrés Salazar, Floridor Pérez, Thomas Harris] ([Santiago]: DIBAM, Coordinación de Extensión y Comunicaciones, 1996), p. 159, free online; and Carne fresca: poesía chilena reciente, compilación de Yanko González & Pedro Araya (San Luis Potosí, S.L.P., México: Ediciones Desierto: H. Ayuntamiento de San Luis Potosí; [Aguascalientes, Mexico]: Instituto Cultural de Aguascalientes, 2002), p. 112. Free online and here and here and here.

Francisco Vergara Gallardo, "Ezra Pound medita al atardecer." Free online and here.

Vittorio Vettori, "A Ezra Pound per i suoi settant'anni." 1955. Dopoguerra e altri versi (Firenze: Edizioni Cinzia, 1958). Rpt. in Vettori, Ezra Pound e il senso dell'America (Roma: ERSI, 1975), p. 15.

Vittorio Vettori, "La pietra nella mano." Terradiluna e altre poesie (Pisa: Giardini, 1970), p. 24. Rpt. in Vettori, Ezra Pound e il senso dell'America (Roma: ERSI, 1975), p. 15.

James F. Vickery, "Prose Poem for Ezra's Eyes: Jeepers! Creepers!" No Cold as Bitter as the Mind: Poems by James F. Vickery, Volume Two (Denver, Colorado: Outskirts Press, 2015), pp. 188-189.

Leonardo Videla, "Un día en Rapallo." Free online and here.

Gary Vila Ortíz, "Poemas para memorias que no deben perderse / / otoño 2010/." Revista Internacional de Poesía: "Poesía de Rosario" Nº 19 (2010), free online. Free online.

Fermín Vilela, "Ezra." Círculo de Poesía, May 2021. Free online and here.

Luis Antonio de Villena, "Una foto de Ezra Pound en Venecia. 1968." Asuntos de delirio: 1989-1996 (Madrid: Visor, 1996), p. 25. Free online and audio recording. Rpt. in Villena, Alejandrías: antología, 1970-2003, ed., selección y prólogo de Juan Antonio González Iglesias (Sevilla: Editorial Renacimiento, 2004), p. 154. Free online and here. Rpt. in Treinta años después. Los que estuvimos allí. Homenaje a Ezra Pound. Coordinado por José María Álvarez (Valenciana de la Concepción (Sevilla): Ediciones Ulises, 2017), p. 13. Free online.

Harold Vinal, "Poem for a Poet." Voices: A Journal of Poetry 150 (January-April 1953): 40.

Humberto Vinueza, "Más aca de los signos zodiacales." Poeta, tu palabra (Quito: Editorial El Conejo, 1988), pp. 127ff. Rpt. in Poesía viva del Ecuador: siglo XX, Jorge Enrique Adoum [compilador] (Quito: Grijalbo, 1990), pp. 242-244. Free online and here and here and here and here and here.

Paul Violi, "Little Testament" [excerpt]. Epoch 37.2 (1988) 120-124. "Little Testament" was printed in Violi, Likewise (Brooklyn, N.Y.: Hanging Loose Press, 1988) and Violi, Breakers: Selected Poems (Minneapolis, MN: Coffee House Press, 2000).

יהודהויזן [Yehuda Vizan], "עזרא." Poetry International, 2017. Free online. Rpt. in מבחרשירים ,יהודהויזן; [Yehuda Vizan, Selected Poems 2005-2020 (Carmel, 2020)]. Translated into English by the author as "Ezra." Free online.

M.A. Vizsolyi, "The Case of Jane: A Verse Play (selections)." New Orleans Review (2013). Free online. Rpt. from M.A. Vizsolyi, M.A. Vizsolyi (Glenrothes, Scotland: Fivehundred Places, 2012).

Haris Vlavianos, "Cavo Paradiso." Free online and here and here and here. Translated into English by Peter Mackridge as "Cavo Paradiso." Free online. Translated into Romanian by Angela Bratsou as "Cavo Paradiso" (with Greek and Romanian in parallel columns) in Mişcarea literară 16.2-3 [nos. 62-63] (2017). Free online and here and here and here.

Lello Voce, "da Variazione III (d'amore, d'altro)." Italian Poetry 1950-1990. Trans. and ed. by Gayle Ridinger. Co-ed. Gian Paolo Renello (A bilingual edition of the Dante University Press) (Boston, MA: Dante University of America Press, 1996), pp. 394-398. Free online (first two pages, next two pages, last page) and here. Translated into English by Gayle Ridinger as "from Variation III (on love and more)," pp. 391-394. Free online (first page, next two pages, last page) and here.

Arthur Vogelsang, "Komodo." Colorado Review 33.1 (Spring 2006): 105-107. Rpt. in American Hybrid: A Norton Anthology of New Poetry, eds. Cole Swensen and David St. John (New York: W.W. Norton, 2009), pp. 430-431. Free online.

Michael Volpi, "Down to Unfinished." Literally Literary - Medium, June 18, 2021. Free online.

Richard von Sturmer, "Old Ezra." brief (Auckland, NZ) 34 (February 2007): 70-75.

 

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