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THE KEEPER OF FLOCKS – XLVII

On a breathtakingly clear day, A day when I had a desire to work hard Yet hearing her was like not working on anything, I saw a glimpse, like a road through the trees, Of what may be her Biggest … Continue reading

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THE KEEPER OF FLOCKS – XLIX

I go inside and close the window, Take the lamp and say goodnight. And my contented voice says goodnight. I hope my life is like this all the time: With sunny days ahead, or gentle rain, Or storms as if … Continue reading

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THE KEEPER OF FLOCKS – XLVIII

From the highest window in my house With a white scarf I say goodbye To my poetry as it departs to humanity. And I am not happy or sad. This is the destiny of my poetry. I wrote them and … Continue reading

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THE KEEPER OF FLOCKS – XLI

In the twilight days of summer, sometimes, Even if there is no breeze anywhere, it seems, What passes, for one moment, is a light breeze … But the trees remain immobile In all the leaves of their leaves And our … Continue reading

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IMMORTAL SPIRIT

Immortal spirit, voice of my fertility, Light my flames with virile enthusiasm, Transform into her words the cynicism That punish peoples everyday vitality!

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