Jan Kochanowski Grave Poems

  • 1.
    Golden-locked Erato, and thou, sweet lute,
    The comfort of the sad and destitute,
    Calm thou my sorrow, lest I too become
    A marble pillar shedding through the dumb
    ...
  • 2.
    If I had ever thought to write in praise
    Of little children and their simple ways,
    Far rather had I fashioned cradle verse
    To rock to slumber, or the songs a nurse
    ...
  • 3.
    Long through the night hours sorrow was my guest
    And would not let my fainting body rest,
    Till just ere dawn from out its slow dominions
    Flew sleep to wrap me in its dear dusk pinions.
    ...
Total 3 Grave Poems by Jan Kochanowski

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