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Henrik Johan Ibsen

(20 March 1828 – 23 May 1906 / Skien)

Poems of Henrik Johan Ibsen

1. A Brother In Need 4/16/2010
2. Burnt Ships 4/16/2010
3. Gone 4/16/2010
4. In the Picture Gallery 1/1/2004
5. Mountain Life 4/16/2010
6. Thanks 4/16/2010
7. The Miner 1/1/2004
8. To The Survivors 4/16/2010
9. Wildflowers And Hot-House Plants 4/16/2010
10. With A Water-Lily 4/16/2010

The Miner

Beetling rock, with roar and smoke
Break before my hammer-stroke!
Deeper I must thrust and lower
Till I hear the ring of ore.

From the mountain's unplumbed night,
Deep amid the gold-veins bright,
Diamonds lure me, rubies beckon,
Treasure-hoard that none may reckon.

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