Tag: Jaroslav Seifert

September 23rd Birthday Love: Jaroslav Seifert

Lost Paradise The Old Jewish Cemeteryis one great bouquet of grey stoneon which time has trodden.I was drifting among the graves,thinking of my mother.She used to read the Bible. The letters in two columnswelled up before her eyeslike blood from a wound.The lamp guttered and smokedand Mother put on her glasses.At times she had to …

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