[MP] Black Postcards by Tomas Tranströmer

Black Postcards

Featured in The Deleted World, short selection of poems by Tomas Tranströmer

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 I

The calendar is full but the future is blank.

The wires hum the folk-tune of some forgotten land.

Snow-fall on the lead-still sea. Shadows

scrabble on the pier.

II

In the middle of life, death comes

to take your measurements. The visit

is forgotten and life goes on. But the suit

is being sewn on the sly

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One thought on “[MP] Black Postcards by Tomas Tranströmer

  1. Kalimat pertama itu ya. The calendar is full but the future is blank. Kurang betul apa lagi ya Mbak :hehe.
    Puisi itu, entah kenapa, satu katanya bernilai seribu kata…

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