Treasure Island

Vasko Popa

(1922 - 1991 / Vojvodina / Serbia)

Last News About The Little Box


The little box which contains the world
Fell in love with herself
And conceived
Still another little box

The little box of the little box
Also fell in love with herself
And conceived
Still another little box

And so it went on forever

The world from the little box
Ought to be inside
The last offspring of the little box

But not one of the little boxes
Inside the little box in love with herself
Is the last one

Let's see you find the world now

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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