Those Above Us
sebilj andric mak-dizdar

Those Above Us

––Why are you not like parrots
or horses at least,
so that you mechanically memorize the road,
or some isolated word
by those chosen by God—
more intelligent than us?—
said the professor in passing.

Translated by Omer Hadžiselimović and Keith Doubt – © 2009 Omer Hadžiselimović

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