Nevermore

NEVERMORE

No never more
Yes I regret all that mess
all the blood all the bad
they all add
to my nevermore

No nevermore
Yes I regret all the stress
It is present, not swept away
it is here
it is going to stay

But the Raven, sitting lonely on the placid bust, spoke only
That one word, as if his soul in that one word he did outpour.
    Nothing farther then he uttered—not a feather then he fluttered—
    Till I scarcely more than muttered “Other friends have flown before—
On the morrow he will leave me, as my Hopes have flown before.”
            Then the bird said “Nevermore.”

My memories will lit a desire
my words will be your fire
all my troubles my pains
your only barbed wire

The crimes are not swept away
and all that drama
is here now to stay
no peace for you to pray

No nevermore
yes I regret all the mess
all the blood all the bad
they all add
to regret nevermore

No nevermore
Yes I regret all the mess
because all my life
all my joys
ended with those
unpunished wars ( rapes)

And the raven quoth nevermore

And the Raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting
On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
    And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon’s that is dreaming,
    And the lamp-light o’er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;
And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
            Shall be lifted—nevermore!

About jasminatesanovic

Jasmina Tešanović (Serbian: Јасмина Тешановић) (born March 7, 1954) is a feminist, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, publisher and filmmaker. She was one of the organizers of the first Feminist conference in Eastern Europe "Drug-ca Zena" in 1978, in Belgrade. With Slavica Stojanovic, she ran the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans "Feminist 94" for 10 years. She is the author of Diary of a Political Idiot, a war diary written during the 1999 Kosovo War and widely distributed on the Internet. Ever since then she has been publishing all her work, diaries, stories and films on blogs and other Internet media.
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