Zbigniew Herbert

(29 October 1924 – 28 July 1998 / Lvov)

Poems of Zbigniew Herbert

41. Why The Classics 4/21/2010

A Knocker

There are those who grow
gardens in their heads
paths lead from their hair
to sunny and white cities

it's easy for them to write
they close their eyes
immediately schools of images
stream down their foreheads

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