Tuesday, March 1, 2016

The Sea And The Man

- Anna Swir (Świrszczyńska)

You will not tame this sea
either by humility or rapture.
But you can laugh
in its face.

was invented by those
who live briefly
as a burst of laughter.

The eternal sea
will never learn to laugh.

from: A Book of Luminous Things. Copyright 1996.

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