I'm hurt, hurt and
humiliated beyond endurance, seeing
the wheat ripening, the fountains
never ceasing to give water, the sheep
bearing hundreds of lambs, the
she-dogs, until it seems the whole
country rises to show me its tender
sleeping young while I feel two
hammer-blows here instead of the mouth
of my child...
Lorca (1898-1936), Spanish poet,
Yerma, in Yerma, act 2, sc. 2.
(From Microsoft Bookshelf 2000)
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