Why did I wash my breasts

Why did I wash my breasts

Po co umyłam piersi
(Eng. Why did I wash my breasts)

self-portrait
(May 25, 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/

po co umyłam piersi
i każdy włos z osobna
czesałam w wąskim lustrze
puste są moje ręce
i łóżko

why did I wash my breasts
and comb apart each hair
in the narrow mirror
empty are my hands
and bed

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