‘Adam Cast Forth’ by Jorge Luis Borges

‘Adam Cast Forth’

by Jorge Luis Borges

“Was there a garden or was the garden a dream?
I ask myself, slowly in the evening light,
Almost for consolation, without delight,
If that past was real or if it only seems…”

You can read the full poem here. Jorge Luis Borges died on this day in 1986, you can read more of his work through Surrey Libraries.

Want more? Take a look at our Words in Focus book, full of great work by Surrey Poets.


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