Friday, January 8, 2016

MIDWINTER ~








T O M A S    T R A N S T R O M E R






MIDWINTER




A blue light

is streaming out from my clothes.

Midwinter.

Jingling tambourines of ice.

I close my eyes.

There is a soundless world

there is a crack

where the dead

are smuggled over the border.




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T O M A S    T R A N S T R O M E R
translated by Patty Crane
Bright Scythe
Sarabande Books 2015



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