Michael Walker

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Ma Croix. - Poem by Michael Walker

Ta croix?
La vraie croix est faite
Est faite des livres sterlings,
Des dollars ou des francs.
Ici je me depouille les paumes pour les cloux niais
Pour enseigner la manque
-Le grand douleur de la manque-

_ 'My Cross.' Stephen Crane. 1899.

This is a translation of the poem My Cross! by Stephen Crane

Topic(s) of this poem: cross

Poet's Notes about The Poem

A blend of the need for money in life, with a religious allusion- timely, with Easter approaching.

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 21, 2015

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 22, 2015

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