Quatrains

/1/

I sent you a few words
ones that are now rare –
if they reach you one day,
hide them, there’s no way to understand me

/6/

in every word you read there are always
missing letters –
you will find them again someday
amidst thickets of memories.

by Sapardi Djoko Damono
translation: Hasif Amini and Sapardi Djoko Damono


Taken from 3 Quarks Daily

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