Meeting with Hydra
sebiljmak-dizdarandric

Meeting with Hydra

Eye

Between wave
and wave

between
evils

without ground
without roots

in this
blue

in this
grey

in this
black

of bitter
burnings

I will blossom
in foam 

white
rosy

malicious
eye

no
more

will it
know me

 

From Modra Rijeka

Published with permission from the Mak Dizdar Foundation

 

Translated by Keith Doubt

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