Campus & Community

River of words

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photo of Ezra Pound poem staked to the CharlesbankStaff photo by Jon Chase

Blooming on the banks of the Charles – perhaps in lieu of more seasonal blossoms – are bunches of poems about spring. Leverett House tutors worked along with students to post lyrically laminated signs along the riverbed. While they were at it, they picked up trash, despite Sappho’s ancient warning: ‘If you are squeamish,/Don’t prod the/beach rubble.’