Tag: hope

by Thomas Hardy
I could think there trembled through / His happy good-night air /Some blessed Hope, whereof he knew / And...
by Bertolt Brecht
When the times darken / will there be singing even then? / There will be singing even then. / Of...
by Dorothy Margaret Paulin
I ask no lovelier thing / Than this December silver: / See how the light flakes off the new-turned plough / Under the slow great swing / Of...
by Euphrase Kezilahabi
Wakati tunywapo chai hapa upenuni / Na kuwatazama watoto wetu / Wakicheza bembea kwa furaha / Tujue kamba ya bembea yetu / Imeshalika na imeanza kuoza / Na bado kidogo...
by Roberto Sosa
Where do the beggar children come from, / what forces multiply their rags? / / Whose heart has never felt those fingers / pecked / by birds with copper...
by William Soutar
Nae day sae dark; nae wüd sae bare; / Nae grund sae stour wi' stane; / But licht comes through; a sang...
by William Soutar
All that the hand may touch; / All that the hand may own; / Crumbles beyond time’s clutch / Down to oblivion. / / Fear not the boasts which...
by Gael Turnbull
A single quaver / of loosening ice / extends across the silence, / revives the air / with the almost forgotten song / of snow melting to water / and of water...
by Jackie Kay
Dark, the days when the ships came slowly in, / Carrying the baggage from the old past, / Old love letters, promises long since...
by Jaan Kaplinski
The possibility of rain… If rain is possible / everything is possible: spinach, lettuce, radish and dill, / even carrots and potatoes, even black / and...
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