Haniel Long

(9 March 1888 – 17 October 1956 / Rangoon, Burma)

Haniel Long Poems

1. Dead Men Tell No Tales 1/3/2003
2. The Poet 1/3/2003
3. Butterflies 1/3/2003
4. Daphnis and Chloe 4/20/2012

The Poet

I take what never can be taken,
Touch what cannot be;
I wake what never could awaken,
But for me.

I go where only winds are going,
Kiss what fades away;
I know a thing too strange for knowing,
I, the clay.

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