Simple light of tender fabric,
Sole consolation, ah romance,
Moonlit world before the daybreak
Affection, love, you radiance,
Will you go with me? It’s not far -
Far as the grave - and lead me by
The veiled light of that cheerful star
Which lives in dreams and so will die!

translated by George Szirtes

JŠnos Arany

JŠnos Arany

Hungarian poet

2 March 1817 — 22 October 1882

Retrospect (poem)



Time of publication: September 6, 2011

Length: 279 characters

Favorited by: 1 member


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