Jurgis Baltrušaitis

(May 2, 1873 – January 3, 1944 / Lithuania)

Camomile


Camomile, you mite of whiteness,
To refresh the road I've taken,
Rising from the dust, you stand there,
With your glowing head uplifted...

For a poor man trekking stubbles,
Such a blossom's full of riches –
Now I'm not alone, that's certain –
In earth's void, I'm not forsaken...

Cured the ills of nagging hardship,
Quiet now the pain of longing,
Vanished from my breast the exile's
Terror of earth crucifixion...

Since you've brimmed the sun's own chalice,
Darkling, I stride on more surely,
While my heart in silence reckons
What you're singing to my spirit...

Submitted: Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Camomile by Jurgis Baltrušaitis )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Unpacking Gold, Arno Le Roux
  2. Storybook Story, Arno Le Roux
  3. God's Violin, Arno Le Roux
  4. Willow, weep for us, Peter Jay Shippy
  5. Masking War, Arno Le Roux
  6. Wedding Album, Jeannette Heywood
  7. I Can't Believe That You're in Love With.., Peter Jay Shippy
  8. Thatched hut., Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  9. Cobbled stones, Emmanuel George Cefai
  10. Give me freedom, Emmanuel George Cefai

Poem of the Day

poet Robert William Service

Just Home and Love! the words are small
Four little letters unto each;
And yet you will not find in all
The wide and gracious range of speech
Two more so tenderly complete:
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Paul Muldoon

 

Trending Poems

  1. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  2. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  8. First Day at School, Roger McGough
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Home And Love, Robert William Service

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]