Lives Journal 1

Ivo Antich

 

SHADOW 

(haiku triptych)

 

 

 

A man has entered

in his own shadow; and now

there is no way out.

 

 

 

A traveller asleep

in the sun; suddenly wakes

in the cloud's shadow.

 

 

 

Pigeon's minim steps

in the shadow of itself

stop at man's shadow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Translated from Slovenian by author

 

 

 

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