At night, out on the deck beneath a moonless sky, surrounded by the emptiness of the purest shade of black, in where shadows do not exist. Just I, and the sound of water within the deep of darkness
Shadows in the wind, whispers, voices from the past of those never to return, lovers lust for love in twilight's of the days, travelers on the road in search of a truth, purer than their own.
Against the cold winter sky, the trees are just like living statues of an unprecedented art, with their branches that look as reaching hands dressed in black woven lace, and softly moans when they have to bend their crowns, as deeply as the wind desires.
The storm has passed now mist trails the dawn in the stillness of the creek the reflection of a tree leafless, accepting its branches were shaken.
Under old river bridges there live water witches, when the wind is gone, and the moon hangs high in a velvet summer sky, you might hear them giggle, whisper, when they fulfill children's dreamy wishes.
Tonight the chimes don't know silence, and every time the wind comes around, a tree branch plays autumn rhapsodies on bars of the balustrade, but the leaves, the leaves fall so silently.
Levend in het midden van een wereld die eens was maar nooit meer zo zal zijn sta ik vaak met lege handen aan de oevers van wijd water -o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o Living in between a world which once was yet shall never be again I often stand with empty hands on the shores of broad water
This poem , written by the Dutch poet A Ronald Holst ( 1888-1976), is one of my favorite poems. Holst is one of our famous poets and his first poems were published when he was 20. Next to his own poetry, he was also known as a translator of works from Yeats and Shakespeare. I …
Little spider in your web, sometimes you must feel sad, you can't play, you can't leave, the whole day you must weave. o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o I saw a Leprechaun today, he walked though the other way, held a briefcase strong and bold, not such a rainbow pot of gold.
You were like a mountain, always there, never to leave, and I, I was like water forever on my way.