Prayer (Poem)

Prayer (Poem) — Menonim Menonimus Dear God, punish me  With it percolate my entity You are my God Lord of all Lords.   Dear God, wield thy rod It is my prayer hot Thou art above all Enforce my humble call.   Thrown away from heaven Still, thy grace is given Me to rise again […]

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Motherland (Poem)

Motherland (Poem) — Menonim Menonimus For love of my motherland I am always present here We forever remain in bond Never are we to go there. How dear and lovely is my land Where I am brought up to life Though it is not of gold but of sand Of mental manna, it is a […]

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Rainbow (Poem)

Rainbow (Poem) — Menonim Menonimus Rainbow, who makes you colourful Who has made you so yellow? Who gifts you so beauteous soul Above the earth sky’s below?   Red, green, golden to look at In the blue sky above so high, While the sun is still in its hut Driving your mate off not nigh. […]

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My Flower (poem)

My Flower (poem) — Menonim Menonimus You are my May-flower Blooming fragrant in my bower, Leaning petals upon petals Are lovelier than precious metal.   Once in spring let be bloomed Bearing same beauteous mould, For my ever joy and pleasure The joy that knows no measure.   For the entire remaining month Your beauty […]

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Here I am Happy (Poem)

Here I am Happy (Poem) — Menonim Menonimus Let him not persuade me to the path Where joy, truth, beauty take birth, Beyond this forever greenwood tree No entertainment I need to happy be.   Neither to the celestial flowery garden  To be pleased setting all the burden, Not to the rippling hilly spring sight […]

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To A Bachelor Friend (poem)

To A Bachelor Friend (poem) — Menonim Menonimus Friend, go to the marriage As you have come to age, It is but a nature’s sacred law Breaking it don’t be a foe.   Look at the birds upon your head They fly in pair above the mead, Singing, leaping and dancing They enjoy pleasure no […]

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I Have Lived Long (Poem)

I Have Lived Long (Poem) — Menonim Menonimus I have lived long enough on life Sucking the venom of the hive, Smearing deep dirt dye on it Defying in vain against desolate feat.   When it was to build up my soul I was led astray to the path foul, A forlorn now with grey […]

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After Dawn (Poem)

After Dawn (Poem) — Menonim Menonimus It is just the Dawn has passed And the sun is about to get up, No frost there is to be betrayed By the yellow rays of the hub, All has come out of their warm quilt To enjoy beauty and with her to melt.   All the birds […]

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The Luit (Poem)

The Luit (Poem) — Menonim Menonimus On that day I with my mate To the Luit went for first time, A day of joy and good fate The banks deluged with tide, The west wind caused the surge To wash off its muddy verge.   The high weaves that roared Around me and everywhere, A […]

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To Hear the Song (Poem)

To Hear the Song (Poem) — Menonim Menonimus Getting closed my eyes With over gloom dark, Came up the sighs Like a thundering bark, Hence long some day I awoke under the sky of May.   Neither verse nor rhyme Is being onwards followed, Neither carol nor hymn Has been long pursued, My heart fills […]

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