Sakutaro Hagiwara

(1886-1942 / Japan)

The Swimmer - Poem by Sakutaro Hagiwara

The swimmer's torso dilates out diagonally.
Two outstretched arms line up alongside one another.
The swimmer's heart is sheer see-through like a jellyfish,
The swimmer's eyes hears bells ringing,
The swimmer's mind sees the moon above water.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 20, 2010

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