Edith Sodergran

(1892-1923 / Finland)

On Foot I Had to Cross the Solar System


On foot
I had to cross the solar system
before I found the first thread of my red dress.
I sense myself already.
Somewhere in space hangs my heart,
shaking in the void, from it stream sparks
into other intemperate hearts.

Submitted: Tuesday, September 07, 2010

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