Emile Verhaeren

(21 May 1855 – 27 November 1916 / St Amands / Belgium)

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  • David Milton (2/2/2008 5:59:00 AM)

    Excellent. Translated by? ? ? ?

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Infinitely

The hounds of despair, the hounds of the autumnal wind,
Gnaw with their howling the black echoes of evenings.
The darkness, immensely, gropes in the emptiness
For the moon, seen by the light of water.

From point to point, over there, the distant lights,
And in the sky, above, dreadful voices
Coming and going from the infinity of the marshes and planes
To the infinity of the valleys and the woods.

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