My legs-a kingdom of gamuts and colors

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self-portrait
(November, 2014)
TX, U.S.

inspired by the poem “The Moment” by H. Poświatowska (excerpt)

Halina Poswiatowska d. 11 October 1967
translated from the Polish
by Marek Lugowski marek@enteract.com

Łagodny zarys nogi
pod wąską opięta spódnicą.
Unoszę.
Moje nogi.
Królestwo gam i kolorów.

A gentle line of leg
under a slender tight skirt.
I raise.
My legs.
A kingdom of gamuts and colors.

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My first exhibition Toulouse, France

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My first collective exhibition will be held
during The Festival of Photo MAP 2015.
It’s all about portrait this year:
http://www.map-photo.fr/

Jardin du Grand Rond
Toulouse, France

For further information you may contact:
Anais Florance
Chef de projet / chargé de production
Les Passeurs d’Images / MAP festival
anais.florance@yahoo.fr

Come and join me:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1667235136824140/

Let’s meet in France!

Underneath the dance of the golden lamps II

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Pod tańcem złotych lamp
(Eng. Underneath the dance of the golden lamps)

self-portrait
(July 7, 2015)
Oklahoma, US

inspired by poetry by H. Poświatowska (excerpt)
Halina Poswiatowska d. 11 October 1967
translated from the Polish
by Marek Lugowski
marek@enteract.com
29 October 2004 Chicago, Illinois

Pod tańcem
złotych lamp
fruwają nisko
proste anioły pragnień (…)

Underneath the dance
of the golden lamps
the simple angels of desires
fly low (…)

To the moon that died I dedicate

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Umarłemu księżycowi poświęcam
(Eng. To the moon that died I dedicate)

self-portrait
(July 6, 2015)
Oklahoma, US

inspired by the poem “To the moon that died I dedicate”
by H. Poświatowska (excerpt)
Halina Poswiatowska d. 11 October 1967
translated from the Polish
by Marek Lugowski
marek@enteract.com
29 October 2004 Chicago, Illinois

weź mnie jeszcze
w dwie ręce
no spraw
żebym uległa ciepłym dreszczem
przeciągnęła się wzdłuż
ziewnęła
wzeszła

take me yet some
into both hands
come make me
yield warm-shuddered
stretching long
yawning
ascending

In the fragrance of the lily of the valley wounds heal II

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W zapachu konwalii goją się rany
(Eng. In the fragrance of the lily of the valley wounds heal)

self-portrait
(May 16, 2013)

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 zapachu konwalii goją się rany
i otwierają się szczeliny w ziemi
ziejące próżnią bez dna.

In the fragrance of the lily of the valley wounds heal
and the cracks in the earth open
gaping in a bottomless void.

Of what do my feet whisper

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O czym szepczą moje stopy
(Eng. Of what do my feet whisper)

self-portrait
(July 6, 2015)
Oklahoma, US

inspired by the poem “Overheard”
by H. Poświatowska (excerpt)

Halina Poswiatowska d. 11 October 1967
translated from the Polish
by Marek Lugowski
marek@enteract.com
29 October 2004 Chicago, Illinois

Gdy tak leżą bezczynnie
lewa zwrócona ku prawej,
prawa ku lewej,
o czym szepczą moje stopy
w nie kończące się
zimowe wieczory.

Bezwładnie
tak leżące
myślą o ziemi,
ciągle o ziemi.

When they idly lie about,
the left facing the right,
the right facing the left,
of what do my feet whisper
during the neverending
winter evenings.

Inertly
they rest
thinking of earth,
of earth all the time.

Underneath the dance of the golden lamps

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Pod tańcem złotych lamp
(Eng. Underneath the dance of the golden lamps)

self-portrait
(July 7, 2015)
Oklahoma, US

inspired by poetry by H. Poświatowska (excerpt)
Halina Poswiatowska d. 11 October 1967
translated from the Polish
by Marek Lugowski
marek@enteract.com
29 October 2004 Chicago, Illinois

Pod tańcem
złotych lamp
fruwają nisko
proste anioły pragnień (…)

Underneath the dance
of the golden lamps
the simple angels of desires
fly low (…)