Edith Sodergran

(1892-1923 / Finland)

Edith Sodergran Poems

1. The Armored Train 9/7/2010
2. Littleoldman 9/7/2010
3. The Trains Of The Future 9/7/2010
4. At Nietzsche’s Grave 9/7/2010
5. My Artificial Flowers 9/7/2010
6. Moment Image 9/7/2010
7. On Foot I Had To Cross The Solar System 9/7/2010
8. Hope 9/7/2010
9. A Wish 1/8/2015
10. Luck Cat 1/8/2015
11. The Stars 9/7/2010
12. The Land That Is Not 9/7/2010
13. Love 9/7/2010
Best Poem of Edith Sodergran

Love

My soul was a light blue dress the color of the sky;
I left it on a rock by the sea
and naked I came to you, looking like a woman.
And like a woman I sat at your table
and drank a toast in wine, inhaling the scent of
some roses.
You found me beautiful, like something you saw in
a dream,
I forgot everything, I forgot my childhood and my
homeland,
I only knew that your caresses held me captive.
And smiling you held up a mirror and asked me
to look.
I saw that my shoulders were made of dust and
crumbled away,
I saw that my beauty was sick and wished ...

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