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In Black Despair

Czeslaw Milosz

In grayish doubt and black despair,
I drafted hymns to the earth and the air,
pretending to joy, although I lacked it.
The age had made lament redundant.

So here's the question -- who can answer it --
Was he a brave man or a hypocrite?

Added: 24 Jun 2002 | Last Read: 21 Oct 2018 4:15 AM | Viewed: 6473 times

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