Treasure Island

Mimoza Ahmeti

(Kruja)

Outside and inside me


Outside me
The whole world reels in battle and dream.

But inside me too
Its voice resounds.

Outside me
They are loving, killing, giving birth
To millions.

But inside me too
Love
Murder
Birth
Are just as active.

Submitted: Friday, May 16, 2014

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Translated from the Albanian by Robert Elsie

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