Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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The poem is an alien
cut off, severed from
the world, edifice in
solitude, remainder
of an event, strange
language forgotten
like ruins of rubble
dialogue, only existing
mumbled babble
in the poet’s head
words, without names
that bounce, reverberate
then finally catch
attention, to translate.

© Jan G. Otterstrom F. April 2, 2015