Poems not in Wiersze Wybrane. Pages from Dziela 1-2
Halina Poświatowska (English translations + Polish originals):

 

 



Halina Poswiatowska canon in translation.  Dziela II 21. / DZIELA 1-2
(poems not in _Wiersze Wybrane_ (Selected Poems), Jan Zych ed. / DRAFT2)

		The Indian Woman
		-------------------------------------------------------

		a golden circle
		and a dark strand of hair
		on a very white background
		the evening is turning into the night
		smiling
		huddled to her own smile
		she looks on
		two lakes in the dusk
		in aquamarine moss
		reflect the sky
		in the middle -- sunken in its beauty
		a sharp moon lodges
		in front of the furrowed eyebrows
		
		
		        Halina Poswiatowska d. 11 October 1967
		        translated from the Polish
		        by Marek Lugowski marek@enteract.com
		        1 November 2004 Chicago, Illinois

		Hinduska
		-------------------------------------------------------

		zl/ote ko/l/ko
		i pasmo wl/oso/w
		na bardzo bial/ym tle -- ciemne
		wieczo/r zachodzi w noc
		us/miechnie/ta
		do wl/asnego przytulona us/miechu
		patrzy
		dwa jeziora w zmierzchu
		w seledynowym mchu
		odbijaja/ w sobie niebo
		pos/rodku -- zatopiony we wl/asnej urodzie
		ostry ksie/z/yc utkwil/
		naprzeciw s/cia/gnie/tych brwi

source:
Halina Poswiatowska, _Dziela, Poezja 1 and 2_ (_The Works, Poetry 1 and 2_),
Wydawnictwo Literackie, Krakow: 1997.  Source language: Polish.

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        Copyright by Teresa M. Pore/bska and Zbigniew Myga
        Copyright by Wydawnictwo Literackie, Krako/w 1997

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