In the sweet sickening odor

In the sweet sickening odor

W mdlącosłodkim zapachu
(Eng. In the sweet sickening odor)

self-portrait
(May 1st, 2014)

inspired by poetry by H. Poświatowska (excerpt)

Polish text Copyright 1989 Wydawnictwo Literackie, Kraków, Poland
Halina Poświatowska, Polish, d. 11 oct 1967.
translation by Marek Lugowski, marek@enteract.com
twice22.org/HalinaFAQ/


W mdlącosłodkim zapachu
odnaleźliśmy usta
bardzo niewielkie zgubione
pod upiornym zachodnim słońcem


In the sweet sickening odor
we found lips again
very small-fry lost
in the monstrous setting sun

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