Treasure Island

Zbigniew Herbert

(29 October 1924 – 28 July 1998 / Lvov)

Poems of Zbigniew Herbert

41. Why The Classics 4/21/2010

Home

A home above the year's seasons
home of children animals and apples
a square of empty space
under an absent star

home was the telescope of childhood
the skin of emotion
a sister's cheek
branch of a tree

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