“In A Station of the Metro” by Ezra Pound
The apparition      of these faces      in the crowd :
Petals      on a wet, black      bough .


SOURCE: Pound, Ezra. “In a Station of the Metro.” Poetry: A Magazine of Verse (April 1913): 12. Rpt. in Poetry Foundation online archiveJStor. Web.


A Metro station in Paris (circa 1900).

SOURCE: Subway Station. Paris, “Gare de Lyon” station, circa 1900. Paris en Images. 3 June 2012.