Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership

The Wind One Brilliant Day

Comment on The Wind One Brilliant Day and see more Antonio Machado poems below.

Written by: Antonio Machado | Biography
| Poems
 | Quotes |
 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?" Translated by Robert Bly

Comment below this ad.

Top Antonio Machado Poems