Tag Archives: Polish poetry

“Desire” by Boleslaw Lesmian

“I’d like to have a hut in the wild forest density, Made of firewood and a spatial scarcity, Hanged high among old branch pinions, Over jaguar caves and snake canyons. There, on moss, swung with a mad storm, I’d like … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

White Magic

“Standing before the mirror of silence with her hands in her hair, Barbara pours into her glass body silver droplets of her voice. And then like a jar she fills with light and glasslike filters stars through herself and the … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Where No Wolf Tracks Could Be Found

BALANCE By Adam Zagajewski, translated from the Polish by Clare Cavanagh I watched the arctic landscape from above and thought of nothing, lovely nothing. I observed white canopies of clouds, vast expanses where no wolf tracks could be found. I … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments