Janri Gogeshvili

Rookie (1946; 31/I / The Republic of Georgia.)

At The Gates Of The Pain - Poem by Janri Gogeshvili

The lust for search lay in ambush,
Awaiting the space-time,
And snatched the boundless love
From the second – from the while.
The greedy son avoided
His father’s glance.
And trusted his thoughts to the sky…

The wind dozed on the branch,
Then hurried to the bottom of the sea
The son waited at the gates of pain,
The parent couldn’t say his say…


Translated from Georgian

Comments about At The Gates Of The Pain by Janri Gogeshvili

  • Ashraful Musaddeq (10/2/2008 12:17:00 PM)

    My 10 for this touchy and lovely poem. (Report) Reply

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  • (6/30/2008 10:44:00 AM)

    very touching poem i agree with Kesav (Report) Reply

  • (6/29/2008 2:33:00 AM)

    '...trusted his thoughts to the sky…'
    a very good line depicting the plight of the dying parent and the unloving son...a touching narration...10
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 28, 2008

Poem Edited: Tuesday, February 16, 2010

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