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Poetry

After Rain

By Ryszard Krynicki
Translated from Polish by Alissa Valles

Brother and sister, inscrutable sphinx, noble snail:
what fate are you inscribing in your uncertain hand
on the airport runway, in the last fall of a murderous century?

2000

 

English

Brother and sister, inscrutable sphinx, noble snail:
what fate are you inscribing in your uncertain hand
on the airport runway, in the last fall of a murderous century?

2000

 

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