Stevie Smith

(20 September 1902 – 7 March 1971 / Kingston upon Hull)

Never Again - Poem by Stevie Smith

Never again will I weep
And wring my hands
And beat my head against the wall
Because
Me nolentem fata trahunt
But
When I have had enough
I will arise
And go unto my Father
And I will say to Him:
Father, I have had enough.


Comments about Never Again by Stevie Smith

  • (5/18/2014 12:29:00 PM)


    And hopefully he will hear the cries! Nice prayerful poem. Am grateful for the translation from Becca! (Report) Reply

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  • (3/15/2007 4:33:00 PM)


    Me nolentem fata trahunt means 'fait draged me' (Report) Reply

  • (12/10/2006 1:12:00 PM)


    this is brilliant if i could figure out what that one line meant. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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