Vasko Popa

(1922 - 1991 / Vojvodina / Serbia)

Far Within Us #5


The nights are running out of darkness

Steel branches grasp
The arms of passers-by

Only anonymour chimneys
Are free to walk the streets
Which slice across our sleeplessness

In the gutters our stars decay


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Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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