Aaro Hellaakoski

Aaro Hellaakoski (June 22, 1893November 23, 1952) was a Finnish poet whose work includes some of the earliest examples of modernism in Finnish literature.

Examples of poetry


cquote|"Jos on sinua"

"niin kuin minua"

"kiskottu kahtaalle, uuvuksiin",

"tietänet senkin":


"alati uudestisynnyttiin"

(from 'Pientä kokoa' in the collection Uusi runo, 1943)


cquote|"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)



* Runot, 1916
* Nimettömiä lauluja, 1918
* Me kaksi, 1920
* Elegiasta oodiin, 1921
* Maininki ja vaahtopää, 1924
* Jääpeili, 1928
* Valitut runot, 1940
* Vartiossa, 1943
* Uusi runo,
* Huojuvat keulat, 1946
* Hiljaisuus, 1949
* Sarjoja, 1952 (suomalaisen lyriikan suurimpia teoksia)
* Huomenna seestyvää, 1953,
* Nimettömiä lauluja, 1918

hort Novels

* Suljettujen ovien takana, 1923, ekspressionistinen romaani
* Iloinen yllätys, 1927, novellikokoelma
* Kuuntelua, 1950, esseitä


* Puulaan järviryhmän kehityshistoria, 1928
* Suursaimaa, (maantieteellis-geologinen tutkimus)
* T. K. Sallinen, 1921
* Aleksis Kiven palkinto 1946
* Niinkuin minä näin. 1959.(T.K. Sallisesta, Wäinö Aaltosesta ja kuvataiteesta)



External links

* (in Finnish)
* http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/aarohell.htm

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