Osip Emilevich Mandelstam
Warsaw
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I Don’t Remember The Word I Wished To Say

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I don’t remember the word I wished to say.
The blind swallow returns to the hall of shadow,
on shorn wings, with the translucent ones to play.
The song of night is sung without memory, though.

No birds. No blossoms on the dried flowers.
The manes of night’s horses are translucent.
An empty boat drifts on the naked river.
Lost among grasshoppers the word’s quiescent.
It swells slowly like a shrine, or a canvas sheet,
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Sekar Subramaniam 06 July 2020
Awesome indeed. Just captivating.
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