Posts tagged ‘untitled’

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Untitled by Amy Whittington Eggleston

I must accept my woman’s fate
To stay at home – and wait
Wait – though keen anguish clutches at my heart,
Wait – while busily I do my part.
When messenger or post stops at the gate
I see but a harbinger of fate.
Still must I knit my socks –
And wait.

From: Newman, Vivien (ed.), Tumult and Tears: The Story of the Great War Through the Eyes and Lives of Its Women Poets, 2016, Pen & Sword Books: South Yorkshire, p. 16.

Date: ?1917

By: Amy Whittington Eggleston (1874-1929)

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Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Untitled by Vasiliki (Kiki) Radou Dimoula

It rains with absolute candor.
So the sky is not a rumor
it does exist
and therefore earth is not
the sole solution
as each lazy dead person pretends.

From: http://www.worldliteraturetoday.org/2012/november/three-poems-kiki-dimoula

Date: 2007 (original); 2012 (translation)

By: Vasiliki (Kiki) Radou Dimoula (1931- )

Translated by: Cecile Inglessis Margellos (1953- ) and Rika Lesser (1953- )