21 May, 2012


Had she busied herself in time
with the systematic counting
of ship screws
it would not have come to this—
indecent acts of poetry.

~ ~ Ewa Lipska

Translation of "Niedyskrecja." Copyright by Ewa Lipska.  By arrangement 
with the author. Translation copyright 2007 by Robin Davidson and
 Ewa Elżbieta Nowakowska. All rights reserved.