Marin Sorescu

(1936 - 1996 / Bulzești, Dolj County)

Marin Sorescu Poems

1. Getting Used to Your Name 9/15/2015
2. The Sacred Flame 4/12/2016
3. Superstition 1/7/2015
Best Poem of Marin Sorescu

Superstition

My cat washes
with her left paw,
there will be another war.


For I have observed
that whenever she washes
with her left paw
international tension grows
considerably.


How can she possibly keep her eye
on all the five continents?
Could it be
that in her pupils
that Pythia now resides
who has the power
to predict
the whole of history
without a full-stop or comma?


It's enough to make me howl
when I think that I
and the Heaven with its souls I have
shouldered
in the last resort
depend
on the whims of a ...

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