Timeless Riddle

December 19, 2015

I may not live to see my verses
translated to a thousand tongues,
or larger than human statues
with my name engraved in stone.

 

I may not live to see my greatness,
as many often die too young,
or hear the sound of tears
of rhymes that went unsung.

 

I may not exert right action
or right words or the right view
but with me above all thinking
I know more I ever knew.

 

I may not bring satisfaction

As this poem moves through you

Since I am just a distraction

To a riddle without clue.

 

- Bruno Treves

 

 

 

Bruno Treves is an artist, writer and poet. In his spare time he enjoys writing short poems about love, life, death and his relationship with the universe. His poetry combines simple words with a flexible style that focuses on expressing his truth, passion and wisdom. He considers his poems to be romantic and inspirational and his style similar to that of famous poets such as Rumi, Hafiz and Lao Tzu.

 

If you have any comments or questions feel free to add them bellow, your best compliments and your worst critiques are all welcome. Thank you :)

 

 

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