And so I live
And so I live with cobwebs and ficuses,
dictionaries, comic strips, and a heart
which taps at the outskirts of night... more »
It smells of gas and ferment.
Obliquely across the pavement,
Vans: oblique letters,
red teats on the underbelly.... more »
City Of Mercury
The road happened to be boggy.
Cars drove by, splashing mud and light.
Below us loomed the blue city of mercury.
Tin and water rusted in its twilight.... more »
Yo! Wind tore off the door.
Ah, a car, in snow.
Blue evening light,
beginning of Winter.... more »
On The Sixth Floor (Mažvydas Library)
An elevator, murmuring quietly,
Lifts us into a sky of books.
Eyes closed, you twist your hair around your finger:
Slumber is a soft and warm cocoon.... more »
Once again I pace
Ich war alt wie ein Rauch
once again I pace around the photos on the piano... more »
The Truck Driver´s Wife
Truck Driver's Wife In the morning only a leather cap on the shelf.
Driver At first I was really moving- -and thought I might turn over.
Truck Driver's Wife I'm surrounded by cats again. Yarn chokes my neck.
Driver Bremen. Sleet. Dreaming of borderguards.... more »