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“The Great Axe” read by Sasha Dugdale

By newdivan 28th February 2020

The Great Axe, Sasha Dugdale

This poem is the English version by Sasha Dugdale of an original poem written in Russian for “A New Divan” by the Estonian poet Jaan Kaplinski, inspired by the book of The Tyrant in Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s “West-Eastern Divan” (published 1819).

Click here to read the poem.