Poesie

Mark Strand – The guardian

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Autore: Mark Strand -

Mark-Strand-The-GuardianThe sun setting. The lawns on fire.
The lost day, the lost light.
Why do I love what fades?

You who left, who were leaving,
what dark rooms do you inhabit?
Guardian of my death,

preserve my absence. I am alive.

 

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