You are permanent within me in this chaos.
Somewhere deep in my mind you shine forever, without
moving, silent, like the angel awed by death,
or like the insect burying itself
in the rotted heart of a tree.

translated by Steven Polgar, Stephen Berg and S. J. Marks

Miklós Radnóti

Miklós Radnóti

Hungarian poet

5 May 1909 — 9 November 1944

Clouded Sky


Time of publication: December 12, 2011

Length: 208 characters

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