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Thomas Mann Short Poems

Famous Short Thomas Mann Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Thomas Mann. A collection of the all-time best Thomas Mann short poems

by William Butler Yeats
 'In our time the destiny of man prevents its meanings
in political terms.
' -- Thomas Mann.
How can I, that girl standing there, My attention fix On Roman or on Russian Or on Spanish politics? Yet here's a travelled man that knows What he talks about, And there's a politician That has read and thought, And maybe what they say is true Of war and war's alarms, But O that I were young again And held her in my arms!