The Goat of Tibet

The fleece of this goat-- even that one
Made of gold which caused trouble for Jason--
Is worth nothing compared to the hair
Which took me captive unaware.

English - French - Trot
Intro - Goat - Dromedary - Elephant - Orpheus - Octopus - Dove - Peacock
Animal Poetry

Translations by Ursula Whitcher, 2001