Treasure Island

Miguel Hernandez

(1910-1942 / Spain)

The Sun, the Rose, and the Child


The sun, the rose, and the child
were born the flowers of the day.
Things of every day
suns, flowers, new children.
Tomorrow I’ll be no more:
someone else will be real.
I’ll be no more, beyond
those who wish for their memory.
The flower of a day is tallest
at the foot of the smallest thing.
Flower of light, the lightning flash,
and flower of the moment, time.
Between the flowers you went.
Between the flowers I remain.

Submitted: Friday, September 24, 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 (The Sun, the Rose, and the Child by Miguel Hernandez )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Same enthusiasm, hasmukh amathalal
  2. NOT / Heart-related, Alan Hickman
  3. Boy last, hasmukh amathalal
  4. Goodbyes Are Hard, Sayli Satam
  5. I LOVE PARIS, Terry Collett
  6. Unrhymed, Naveed Khalid
  7. One glass one heart, Abdullah alHemaidy
  8. ABOUT ABELA, Terry Collett
  9. Autumn Leave, Abdullah alHemaidy
  10. Roses, Jerusha Melanie

Poem of the Day

poet Robert Louis Stevenson

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Amy Lowell

 

Trending Poems

  1. A Thought, Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. On the Ning Nang Nong, Spike Milligan
  9. Alone, Edgar Allan Poe
  10. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]