Treasure Island

August Strindberg

(22 January 1849 – 14 May 1912 / Stockholm)

Poems of August Strindberg

1. Indra 1/1/2004
2. We Waves 1/1/2004

Indra

DOWN to the sand-covered earth.
Straw from the harvested fields soiled our feet;
Dust from the high-roads,
Smoke from the cities,
Foul-smelling breaths,
Fumes from cellars and kitchens,
All we endured.
Then to the open sea we fled,
Filling our lungs with air,

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