Saturday, January 12, 2019


Your lover has taken you in

with my eyes which are in his eyes

and which keep watch day and night

in his eyelids I sleep until dawn

in his eyes I've come to know

a last nakedness

Don't forget your eyes

because I inhabit them


Alejandra Pizarnik
The Galloping Hour
translated by Patricio Ferrari and Forrest Gander
New Directions 2018