Elegy – 6

I had recently composed this poem in German.  My translation method here is somewhat liberal.   I hope you will enjoy my work with the words in their English transformation.

 

immediate

enforced

no final contact

warning failed

 

despaired devastation,

destroying humiliation

inevitable

self-respect, departed

massive grief, incapable of solace

 

too late to await

to expect at last

that what was evidenced

many years ago…

 

now

a mere I without a name

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2 responses to “Elegy – 6

  1. Very powerful. And, a hug to you. Have a great weekend. 🙂

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