Treasure Island

Anna Swir


Poems of Anna Swir

1. She Does Not Remember 1/13/2003
2. The Greatest Love 1/13/2003
3. The Sea And The Man 1/13/2003

She Does Not Remember

She was an evil stepmother.
In her old age she is slowly dying
in an empty hovel.

She shudders
like a clutch of burnt paper.
She does not remember that she was evil.
But she knows
that she feels cold.


Translated from the Polish by Czeslaw Milosz and Leonard Nathan

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