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Considering the Void

by Jimmy Carter (from the World of Poetry which also has a video of Carter reading his poem) When I behold the charm of evening skies, their lulling endurance; the patterns of stars with names of bears and dogs, a swan, a virgin; other planets that the Voyager showed were like and so unlike our […]

18 JUNE 1961

by Dag Hammarskjold (1905-61) tr. by Leif Sjoberg He will come out Between two warders, Lean and sunburnt, A little bent, As if apologising For his strength, His features tense, But looking quite calm. He will take off his jacket And, with shirt torn open. Stand up against the wall To be executed. He has […]

Haiku for today

Dag Hammarskjold, Markings, p. 190-191 (Translated from Swedish by Leif Sjoberg and W. H. Auden) Congenial to other people? It it with yourself That you must live. Denied any outlet, The heat transmuted The coal into diamonds. Alone in his secret growth, He found a kinship With all growing things. The manuscript for the book […]


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