Friday, 27 April 2012

edith södergran

On Foot I Wandered Through The Solar Systems

On foot
I wandered through the solar systems,
before I found the first thread of my red dress.
Already I have a sense of myself.
Somewhere in space my heart hangs,
emitting sparks, shaking the air,
to other immeasurable hearts.

trans by malena mörling and jonas ellerström


Marion McCready said...

ooh nice! where are you finding all of these poets with foreign names?! :)

Roxana said...

yes, i also wonder about that! :-)

it is sooo beautiful and uplifting somehow, thank you

swiss said...

careful reading!