Louise Bogan

(August 11, 1897 – February 4, 1970 / Maine)

Knowledge - Poem by Louise Bogan

Now that I know
How passion warms little
Of flesh in the mould,
And treasure is brittle,--

I'll lie here and learn
How, over their ground
Trees make a long shadow
And a light sound.


Comments about Knowledge by Louise Bogan

  • Fabrizio Frosini (5/23/2016 9:56:00 AM)


    ' Knowledge '

    Now that I know
    How passion warms little
    Of flesh in the mould,
    And treasure is brittle, -

    I'll lie here and learn
    How, over their ground
    Trees make a long shadow
    And a light sound.


    - In ITALIAN:

    ' Conoscenza '

    Ora che so
    Come la passione scaldi un po'
    Di carne nello stampo,
    E come fragile sia il tesoro, -

    Rimarrò qui ad imparare
    Come, sopra la terra dove stanno,
    Gli alberi proiettano una lunga ombra
    E un lieve suono.
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  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (11/4/2009 9:20:00 AM)


    good write here. Knowledge must be earned! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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