May Swenson (1913 - 1989)

May Swenson (May 28, 1913 – December 4, 1989) was a United States poet and playwright. Anna Thilda May Swenson was born in Logan, Utah on May 28, 1913, the first child of Swedish immigrants Margaret and Dan Arthur Swenson.

Poems By May Swenson


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Nature: Poems Old and New

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Question (1 Comment »)
Analysis, meaning and summary of May Swenson's poem Question

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  1. Liudvikas says:

    I translated Question to Lt. language today:

    Kūnas mano namai
    mano žirgas ir mano skalikas
    kas man daryti
    jei tu esi kritęs

    Kur aš miegosiu
    Kaip josiu
    Ir ką medžiosiu

    Kur keliausiu
    be savo žirgo
    greito ir nekantraus
    Kaip aš suvoksiu
    tankmėj begalinėj
    tyko pavojai ar turtai
    Kai Kūnas dar sveikas
    tik nebegyvas skaistus šuo

    Kaip gi ten bus
    gulėt danguje
    be stogo be durų
    be vėjo akims

    Už debesies besimainančio
    kaip pasislėpsiu?

    – May Swenson (vertė Liudvikas Jakimavičius)

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