a thread of light
Weather from elsewhere / becomes ours.
The scaffolding has gone. The sky is there! hard cold high clear and blue.
/ Clanking poles and thudding planks were the…
so much light here –
sun’s rhythm in each wall…
flow of thoughts on the shelves,
radiant lamp of the books
God said: Let the dark be dark.
/ Let the stars shine properly.
/ And let darkness with no stars
/ heal the damage caused by…
Sterczy w ścianie taki pstryczek,
/ Mały pstryczek-elektryczek,
/ Jak tym pstryczkiem zrobić pstryk,
/ To się widno robi w mig.
/ Bardzo łatwo:
/ Pstryk – i światło!
/ Pstryknąć potem…
Outside the window is spring’s long animal, / the diaphanous dragon of sunshine / flowing past.
when I look around me
/ the world is very bright
/ it is so light and shiny
/ that my long bones shiver
/ I am not…
In Breton, they say
/ there’s a word that weaves between
/ green and blue, allowing for
/ haze, precipitation,
/ the burr of distance,
/ the welcome…