There is a sea

Traineira fixed

There is a sea,

A far and distant sea

Beyond the largest line,

Where all my ships that went astray,

Where all my dreams of yesterday

Are mine.

 

Sophia de Mello Breyner Andersen from A Praia in Contos Exemplares (1962).

 

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3 thoughts on “There is a sea

  1. What a beautiful poem! And thank you for visiting my blog and particularly the blog post “Quiet Revolutionaries”. I’m glad you enjoyed it… and happy to have discovered you, as well.

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