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~ Non-Norse Poetry by me ~ 


Old

My back is bent
My power spent
At my life´s end
I long for rest.

My heart is worn
My soul forlorn
Not to be born
Would be the best.


© 2004 Michaela Macha
 

License: This poem may be freely distributed, provided it remains
unchanged, including the copyright notice and this License:

This work by Michaela Macha (www.odins-gift.com) is licensed
under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives License


Image: Anselm Feuerbach, German artist 1798-1851, "Verhüllte Gestalt der Amme" (Veiled Figure of the Wet Nurse).