60 | Poem

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On the seashore of endless worlds children meet.
The infinite
sky is motionless overhead and the restless water is
boisterous.
On the seashore of endless worlds the children
meet
with shouts and dances.
5 They build their houses with sand and they play
with
empty shells. With withered leaves they weave
their boats and
smilingly float them on the vast deep. Children
have their play
on the seashore of worlds.
They know not how to swim, they know not
how to cast
10 nets. Pearl fishers dive for pearls, merchants sail in
their
ships, while children gather pebbles and scatter
them again.
They seek not for hidden treasures, they know not
how to
cast nets.
The sea surges up with laughter and pale
gleams the smile
15 of the sea beach. Death-dealing waves sing
meaningless ballads
to the children, even like a mother while
rocking her
baby's cradle. The sea plays...




























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