Little Soul

By Hadrian Hadrian

Translated By W. S. Merwin Read the translator's notes

Little soul little stray
little drifter
now where will you stay
all pale and all alone
after the way
you used to make fun of things

Hadrian, “Little Soul,” translated by W.S. Merwin from Poetry (April 2006). Copyright © 2006 by W.S. Merwin.

Source: Poetry (April 2006).


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Poet Hadrian

Subjects Humor & Satire, Disappointment & Failure, Living, Arts & Sciences

Poetic Terms Epigram, Rhymed Stanza