Treasure Island

Antonio Machado

(26 July 1875 – 22 February 1939 / Seville)

The Wind, One Brilliant Day


The wind, one brilliant day, called
to my soul with an odor of jasmine.

'In return for the odor of my jasmine,
I'd like all the odor of your roses.'

'I have no roses; all the flowers
in my garden are dead.'

'Well then, I'll take the withered petals
and the yellow leaves and the waters of the fountain.'

the wind left. And I wept. And I said to myself:
'What have you done with the garden that was entrusted to you?'

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004
Edited: Thursday, December 01, 2011

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

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: wind, flower, rose, water

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?

Comments about this poem (The Wind, One Brilliant Day by Antonio Machado )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. ' गुरुगान यशगान ', Rahul Vyas
  2. Silence, Tshering Chekii
  3. 'तस्वीर', Rahul Vyas
  4. दंङ आंहा कलम गंसे, Ronjoy Brahma
  5. Men are sexually cruel., Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  6. Decrepit, Adam Ruudiina
  7. NEELA NATH Opulent Poetess Extraordinair.., Mr. Nobody Nothing
  8. Not with tears, hasmukh amathalal
  9. Laziness, dr.k.g.balakrishnan kandangath
  10. Dreams or Dust?, Adam Ruudiina

Poem of the Day

poet Rupert Brooke

If I should die, think only this of me:
That there's some corner of a foreign field
That is for ever England. There shall be
In that rich earth a richer dust concealed;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Brown Penny, William Butler Yeats
  3. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  4. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  5. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  6. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  7. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  9. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  10. Dreams, Langston Hughes

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]