Treasure Island

Paul van Ostaijen


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Night Sounds


There must be white farms beyond the edge
of the blue fields by the moon
at night you hear along distant roads
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  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage (8/16/2014 3:11:00 AM)

    Portrayal of a serene status of a mental peace. Need to view it in one's own context and it will be felt in the heart. I enjoyed reading the poem. (Report) Reply

  • Besa Dede (8/16/2012 9:41:00 PM)

    Nice description... still nature at night! I can imagine it as a painting in my head. Quietness, peace.
    Good writing and thank you for sharing.
    Regards,
    Besa (Report) Reply

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