Live Stream: Like a Mist by Fernando Pessoa
Like A Mist(Tenho em mim como una bruma)I have in me like a mistthat is and contains nothingnostalgia for nothing at all,the desire for something fine.I am enveloped by itas if by a fogand I see the last star glowingabove the stub in my ashtrayI smoked life away. How uncertainall I saw or read!And the whole world, a vast open book,smiles at me in an unknown language.
Posted by The Reader on Thursday, September 3, 2020
Like a Mist
I have in me like a mist
that is and contains nothing
nostalgia for nothing at all,
the desire for something fine.
I am enveloped by it
as if by a fog
and I see the last star glowing
above the stub in my ashtray
I smoked life away. How uncertain
all I saw or read!
And the whole world, a vast open book,
smiles at me in an unknown language.
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