poet Stevie Smith

Stevie Smith

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Never Again

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.

Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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  • Colleen Courtney (5/18/2014 12:29:00 PM)

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

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  • Becca R (3/15/2007 4:33:00 PM)

    Me nolentem fata trahunt means 'fait draged me'

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  • Shayna H. (12/10/2006 1:12:00 PM)

    this is brilliant if i could figure out what that one line meant.

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