Saddle-Cloth – Pokrivač – Derka / Poem by Eliza Segiet

Galaktika Poetike "ATUNIS"

Poem by Eliza Segiet
 
 
Saddle-Cloth
 
Yesterday I was in Lodz with my friends
today I know
that only in dreams I can meet them.
Yesterday I dreamed of factories
today I know
that they sew German uniforms.
 
Yesterday I drove a cab
today I know
I must be stronger
than the horse that pulled it.
 
Yesterday I slept
in starched bedding
today
my wooden cot is covered with saddle-cloth.
 
Yesterday was a phantasm
today
only the belief
that in people
will remain something of a Human.
 
Translated by Artur Komoter
 
 
Pokrivač
 
Juče sam bio u Lođu kod prijatelja
– danas već znam
da samo u mogu da ih sretnem.
Juče sam sanjao o fabrikama,
– Danas već znam
da se tamo šiju nemačke uniforme.
 
Juče sam se vozio kočijom
– danas već znam
da moram biti snažniji
nego…

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