Treasure Island

Wislawa Szymborska

(2 July 1923 – 1 February 2012 / Prowent)

Poems of Wislawa Szymborska

21. Some People 2/3/2012
22. Still 1/13/2003
23. The End and the Beginning 2/3/2012
24. The Joy Of Writing 2/3/2012
25. The Silence of Plants 2/3/2012
26. Three Oddest Words 2/3/2012
27. Tortures 1/13/2003
28. True Love 2/3/2012
29. Under One Small Star 1/20/2003
30. Utopia 2/2/2012

Still

In sealed box cars travel
names across the land,
and how far they will travel so,
and will they ever get out,
don't ask, I won't say, I don't know.

The name Nathan strikes fist against wall,
the name Isaac, demented, sings,
the name Sarah calls out for water for

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