Pavol Janik Poems

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1.
VIVACE MA NON SOLTANTO COSI

Barefoot
you leap from star to star.
And each time there's a chime
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2.
Piano

The moment we each have our own key
To the same flat
I'll shift a piece of the garden
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3.
Family Study

Always when I think of you
dawn breaks above Buenos Aires
and the Atlantic has the inexplicable color of your eyes.
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4.
Astonishment

I stretch out the water
in which you are reflected.
With a shout to stop
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5.
Name

By just a point
you surpass successful fortune.
By just a drop
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6.
EX OFFO

Every day I pick up a pen up
afraid that it's completely in vain.
Above the paperwork clouds of office work loom
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7.
An Urgent Poem

Ceaselessly you enter my mind
like an urgent poem
to dispute fixed views on life
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8.
Bad Habit

Every day
I go to work
for my wife, Olga,
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9.
Into The Blue

From morning we tirelessly squander ourselves into the blue,
which falls short of the border between water and sky.
Into the blue in which the swimming routes of fish cross
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10.
MOLTO ADAGIO

The old move in.
Slowly and clumsily,
not of their own volition
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