A Diary of the Plague Year: Day 6 22 March 2020: Nazim Hikmet Poem

These men, Dino
who hold tattered shreds of light
where are they going
in this gloom, Dino?
You, me too:
we are with them, Dino.
We too Dino
Have glimpsed the blue sky.

 

On a Painting by Abidine, entitled The Long March
Translated by John Berger

 

 

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