Huojuvat Keulat

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Huojuvat Keulat is a 1946 poetry collection by Finnish poet Aaro Hellaakoski. The poems consist of short verses reflecting on nature and travel through the landscape.


A race of sucklers, with gnashing jaws,

you finished the tale of the dinosaurus,

but you'll never rise above the earth

as we: you're dust and soil and dearth,

an organised pack with famished maws. -

Maybe you'll rise from your mud one day.

How much, it's up to you say."

(from 'The Last Dinosaur' in Huojuvat keulat, 1946)

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