Vasko Popa

(1922 - 1991 / Vojvodina / Serbia)

Far Within Us #5

Poem by Vasko Popa

The nights are running out of darkness

Steel branches grasp
The arms of passers-by

Only anonymour chimneys
Are free to walk the streets
Which slice across our sleeplessness

In the gutters our stars decay

Trans. by Anne Pennington

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  • Kamiel ChoiKamiel Choi (9/27/2017 8:55:00 AM)

    Shouldn't it be anonymous chimneys?(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003