I Wrote Stone: The Selected Poetry of Ryszard Kapuscinski (Biblioasis International Translation Series)
the easiest of Kapuscinski's released poems, provided for the 1st time in English.
Ryszard Kapuściński, 1986, 2006 initially released in Poland as Notes by means of Czytelnik, Warsaw, in 1986 and as Prawa natury by means of Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków, 2006. conceal and inside photos through Ryszard Kapuściński All rights reserved. No a part of this ebook could be reproduced, saved in a retrieval procedure or transmitted, in any shape or in anyway, with out earlier permission of the writer. first version Library and records Canada Cataloguing in booklet Kapuściński, Ryszard I.
Neither princess nor archangel simply the most powerful beating of the center 35 They They sit down dealing with each other she thinks what an outstanding man they drink open air it’s darkish night surrounds town occupies the streets drives out the pedestrians by surprise he reaches inside of himself pulls out a toad she appears to be like doesn’t think her eyes he pulls out cockroaches a complete handful octopi, polyps spiders move slowly out all alone accord creep he hurries there’s nonetheless extra 36 a tramp’s smelly clogs a bag lady’s.
Silence just like the universe the observe an visual appeal an try and snatch the ungraspable the suspicion that phrases erect fake signposts lead one to useless ends lead one into temptation fifty five The legislation of Nature during this position the earth provides approach types a valley alongside its backside a river runs a slender present seeks an outstanding water seen even on institution maps it is going to immerse itself within the abyss vanish into verdant depths it turns into an ocean harmful, unfordable engulfs the daredevil, madman, castaway wipes.
eight and nine a.m. It’s 2:15 sixty two * A leaf torn from its limb shivers, shakes it quiets itself in basic terms whilst it touches the floor sixty three BritRail to Wales throughout the window the leas, bushes untiring rivers the dominion of silence and persistence welcomes you might want to you are taking the step England eco-friendly on either side of the rail the vehicles lull each one people restricted to our personal destinies Evesham get back will you? waiting—a thorny dream my international got a brand new measurement from the following on i'm different the earth upon which I.
might penetrate, so i wouldn't see the vacancy all over the place, from the unseen starting to the unseen finish. 88 * You’ll by no means make up an afternoon you’ve misplaced, the realm went on, you stayed at the back of— your arms empty your eyes empty. You sit down on a park bench observing an ant, yet even it went on. You have been left by myself. 89 In Lieu of a Prayer I increase you on excessive I bring up you above the clouds I bring up you to the celebs you're so close to the solar its rays blind me i will not see you I shut my eyes.