T (no first name) Wignesan


Dream, Translation Of Paul Verlaine's Poem: Rêve


I give up writing poetry!
I’m going to be rich tomorrow.
I’d rather others took over the tow:
Who wishes! Who wishes my double to be?

Worthwhile endeavour, I dare testify:
Long hours given to the promenade
While attempting to rhyme a ballade,
I spent late nights and far away did lie.

Under a lucid and clear moon,
The bridges insidiously glowed,
The waters’ waves graciously flowed.
Paris: gay as a cemetery’s gloom.

All this good fortune, I renounce
And I bequeath to the Young my lyre!
Children! To my delirium be the heir.
Me, I inherit the seductor’s mantle at once.

Submitted: Monday, October 14, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013


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

© T. Wignesan – Paris,2013

Comments about this poem (Dream, Translation Of Paul Verlaine's Poem: Rêve by T (no first name) Wignesan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Private Obsession, Electric Lady
  2. Dispossessed Nests By Jayanta Mahapatra, Bijay Kant Dubey
  3. My Princess, Gabriel Jirgba
  4. THE PRETTY RAMADAN IS GOING TO EXPIRE AF.., MOHAMMAD SKATI
  5. Lullaby For The Doomed, Willian Menuci
  6. into her goblet, gordon nosworthy
  7. Night's Tale, Willian Menuci
  8. Soldiers, Tony Adah
  9. Morning Hymn, David Lessard
  10. How Bluntly Speak They, The CPI(M) Even.., Bijay Kant Dubey

Poem of the Day

poet Edgar Allan Poe

Kind solace in a dying hour!
Such, father, is not (now) my theme-
I will not madly deem that power
Of Earth may shrive me of the sin
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Jacques Prevert

 

Member Poem

[Hata Bildir]