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Vasko Popa

(1922 - 1991 / Vojvodina / Serbia)

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Someone hides from someone else
Hides under his tongue
The other looks for him under the earth

He hides on his forehead
The other looks for him in the sky

He hides inside his forgetfulness
The other looks for him in the grass

Looks for him looks
There's no place he doesn't look
And looking he loses himself

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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