Poems about great-grandson (4 Poems)


    Forget (Czeslaw Milosz Poems)

    Forget the sufferingYou caused others.Forget the sufferingOthers caused you.The waters run and run,Springs sparkle and are done,You walk the earth you are forgetting. Sometimes you hear a distant refrain.What does it mean, you ask, who is singing?A childlike sun grows … Continue reading



    Are You Content? (William Butler Yeats Poems)

    I call on those that call me son, Grandson, or great-grandson, On uncles, aunts, great-uncles or great-aunts, To judge what I have done. Have I, that put it into words, Spoilt what old loins have sent? Eyes spiritualised by death … Continue reading



    Meditations In Time Of Civil War (William Butler Yeats Poems)

    I. Ancestral Houses Surely among a rich man’s flowering lawns, Amid the rustle of his planted hills, Life overflows without ambitious pains; And rains down life until the basin spills, And mounts more dizzy high the more it rains As … Continue reading



    Forget (Czeslaw Milosz Poems)

    Forget the suffering You caused others. Forget the suffering Others caused you. The waters run and run, Springs sparkle and are done, You walk the earth you are forgetting. Sometimes you hear a distant refrain. What does it mean, you … Continue reading