Literature

I stand aloft on the balcony,
The starlings around me crying,
And let like maenad my hair st...
- Annette von Droste-Hülshoff
Where its shade was, the oak itself now sprawls,
lifeless, no longer vying with the wind.
The peop...
- Giovanni Pascoli
The dragonfly
can't quite land
on that blade of grass....
- Matsuo Basho
A patriot be - for knowledge, freedom,
The soul's too small a price to pay!
Mind you, not his soul...
- Hristo Botev
Reject me not if I should say to you
I do forget the sounding of your voice,
I do forget your ey...
- D. H. Lawrence
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I have shut my windows.
I do not want to hear the weeping.
But from behind the grey walls.
Nothin...
- Federico García Lorca
Now I make a leaf of Voices
for I have found nothing mightier than they are,
And I have found tha...
- Walt Whitman
A flower of waves
Blossoms in the distance
And ripples shoreward
As though a breeze
Had quickene...
- Lady Ise
On foot
I had to cross the solar system
before I found the first thread of my red dress.
I sense ...
- Edith Sodergran
The vintage, friends, is over,
And here sweet wine makes, once again,
Sad eyes and hearts recove...
- France Preseren
Was it you, mother, with your tearful song,
was it you who cursed me three years' long
to be a luc...
- Hristo Botev
THE whole wide ether is the eagle's way:
The whole earth is a brave man's fatherland.

Translated...
- Euripides
The sweetness of poverty like this…
To lose everything your, even the egoism of being,
So poor t...
- Mario de Andrade
Suddenly, from all the green around you,
something-you don't know what-has disappeared;
you feel i...
- Rainer Maria Rilke
That night was to decide
if she and I
were to be lovers.
Under cover
of darkness
no one would s...
- Vladimir Mayakovsky
Love is essential.
Sex, mere accident.
Can be equal
Or different.
A man's not an animal:
Is a f...
- Fernando Pessoa
Well (thou´ll say) hearing stars! Certainly
Thou´ve lost your mind!" And I´ll say to thee, ...
- Olavo Bilac