English poems

Nâzım Hikmet Ran – Autumn

Autore: Nâzım Hikmet Ran -

The days are gradually getting shorter,
the rains are about to start.
My door waited wide open for you.
Why were you so late?

Bread, salt, a green pepper on my table.
Wating for you
I drank on my own
half the wine I kept for you in my jug. ...

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Mary Dorcey – Summer


I want to be walking down an avenue in summer, my arm
about my beloved. I want the avenue tree-lined, my hand
along your waist, the boughs above our heads arched, the
filigree of leaves reflected, the brindled light throwing open
the path before us. The lake will be misted ...

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Dylan Thomas – Do not go gentle into that good night

Autore: Dylan Thomas -

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rage at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that ...

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Edgar Lee Masters  – Fiddler Jones

Autore: Edgar Lee Masters -

The earth keeps some vibration going
There in your heart, and that is you.
And if the people find you can fiddle,
Why, fiddle you must, for all your life.
What do you see, a harvest of clover?
Or a meadow to walk through to the river?
The wind’s in ...

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Sarah Kane – The Monologue

Autore: Sarah Kane -

And I want to play hide-and-seek and give you my clothes and tell you I like your shoes and sit on the steps while you take a bath and massage your neck and kiss your feet and hold your hand and go for a meal and not mind when you ...

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Joy Harjo – Remember 

Autore: Joy Harjo -

Remember the sky that you were born under,
know each of the star’s stories.
Remember the moon, know who she is. I met her
in a bar once in Iowa City.
Remember the sun’s birth at dawn, that is the
strongest point of time. Remember sundown
and the giving away ...

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