Edith Sodergran Poems
|2.||At Nietzsche’s Grave||9/7/2010|
|3.||The Armored Train||9/7/2010|
|4.||The Trains Of The Future||9/7/2010|
|7.||On Foot I Had To Cross The Solar System||9/7/2010|
|8.||My Artificial Flowers||9/7/2010|
|12.||The Land That Is Not||9/7/2010|
My soul was a light blue dress the color of the sky;
I left it on a rock by the sea
and naked I came to you, looking like a woman.
And like a woman I sat at your table
and drank a toast in wine, inhaling the scent of
You found me beautiful, like something you saw in
I forgot everything, I forgot my childhood and my
I only knew that your caresses held me captive.
And smiling you held up a mirror and asked me
I saw that my shoulders were made of dust and
I saw that my beauty was sick and wished ...