Michael Walker

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J'ai Marche Dans Un Desert. - Poem by Michael Walker

J'ai marche dans un desert,
Et j'ai crie,
'Helas, mon Dieu, prenez-moi de ce lieu! '
Une voix a dit, 'Ce n'est pas un desert'.
Je me suis crie, 'Bien, mais-
'Le sable, la chaleur, l'horizon vide.'
Une voix a dit, 'Ce n'est point un desert'.

This is a translation of the poem I Walked In A Desert by Stephen Crane

Topic(s) of this poem: desert

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Gradually, this poem made me think more and more. It is the way the voice contradicts the man so completely that intrigues me. The man is right, to me.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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