Treasure Island

Rose Ausländer

(1901-1988 / Bucovina)

Amazement II


Behind my cheerfulness
breathes the grief

Behind the grief
stands my amazement

beyond cheerfulness and grief
and beyond all
what was
what is and
what will be

Submitted: Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Translated by AnnaMaria Begemann and elana levy

Comments about this poem (Amazement II by Rose Ausländer )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Our days are clearly well-known, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  2. Life, samuel sannoh
  3. Blind, Blind, Naveed Khalid
  4. A ripple's life, Pradip Chattopadhyay
  5. What is this world of ours ماهذا العالم .., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  6. Sinners الاثمون, MOHAMMAD SKATI
  7. Touch-me-not, Naveed Khalid
  8. The Sword and the Plowshare, John F. McCullagh
  9. On the road a Recovery Poem, jeff newnham
  10. Sinners, MOHAMMAD SKATI

Poem of the Day

poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Know'st thou not at the fall of the leaf
How the heart feels a languid grief
Laid on it for a covering,
And how sleep seems a goodly thing
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Randall Jarrell

 

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  5. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. If, Rudyard Kipling
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Autumn Song, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  10. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]