Hovhannes Toumanian

(19 February 1869 - 23 March 1923 / Dsegh, Lori Province)

The Armenian Grief - Poem by Hovhannes Toumanian

The Armenian grief is a shoreless sea,
An enormous abyss of water;
My soul swims mournfully
On this huge and black expanse.
It prances at times – enraged,
And looks for the shore – blue and serene,
Where sometimes, it wearily dives deeply
Looking for fathomless rest;
But it will never reach the bottom of this sea.
It will never reach the shore.

In the Armenian grief – on the black expanse
My soul lives and mourns…


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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 6, 2010



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