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An Autumn Evening

Rating: 3.1
(after the German of Georg Trakl)

The brown village. A darkness often treads
Along the walls that stand in autumn. Mock-
Shapes: man as well as woman, dead now, walk
In the cold parlours to prepare their beds.

Here young boys play. A heavy shadow spreads
Over brown dung. Servant women walk
Through the moist blue, and sometimes their eyes mock
It, longing, as bells toll above their heads.
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Ashraful Musaddeq 04 October 2008
A wonderful composition. Love it.10 from me.
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Jolanta Gradowicz 06 January 2008
Hello, Leo! Nice to meet you here. I like your poem.
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