Literature

I did not have this face of today
So calm
So sad
So thin.

Nor these eyes so empty
Nor this bi...
- Cecilia Meireles
Now will you rest forever,
My tired heart. Dead is the last
deception,
That I thought eternal. De...
- Giacomo Leopardi
Tonight I have walked with you
along the deaf lanes of sleep,
and now that it is morning
nothing ...
- Gerrit Achterberg
Oh, Marcia,
I want your long blonde beauty
to be taught in high school,
so kids will learn tha...
- Richard Brautigan
'Tis the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain,
"You have waked me too soon, I must slum...
- Isaac Watts
One day Mamma said "Conrad dear,
I must go out and leave you here.
But mind now, Conrad, what...
- Heinrich Hoffmann
THERE stands an ancient castle
On yonder mountain height,
Where, fenced with door and portal,
Onc...
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Don't fear death in earthly travels.
Don't fear enemies or friends.
Just listen to the words of ...
- Alexander Blok
There is a gentle thought that often springs
to life in me, because it speaks of you.
Its reasonin...
- Dante Alighieri
I long for the land that is not,
For all that is, I am weary of wanting.
The moon speaks to me in ...
- Edith Sodergran
Strumicki Carnival

March 8th, 2011
Strumica, Macedonia

The Strumica Carnival is an annual fes...
- Daniel
My soul was a light blue dress the color of the sky;
I left it on a rock by the sea
and naked I ca...
- Edith Sodergran
My sweet, here at the foot o fyour last bed
In which you're resting now from your long life,
I've ...
- Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis
I stand aloft on the balcony,
The starlings around me crying,
And let like maenad my hair st...
- Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
Awake at night--
the sound of the water jar
cracking in the cold....
- Matsuo Basho
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Saqqara - Tomb of Ptahhotep
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Where its shade was, the oak itself now sprawls,
lifeless, no longer vying with the wind.
The peop...
- Giovanni Pascoli
A patriot be - for knowledge, freedom,
The soul's too small a price to pay!
Mind you, not his soul...
- Hristo Botev