Duration | Poem

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I

Sky black
Yellow earth
The rooster tears the night apart
The water wakes and asks what time it is
5 The wind wakes and asks for you
A white horse goes by




II

As the forest in its bed of leaves
you sleep in your bed of rain
you sing in your bed of wind
10 you kiss in your bed of sparks


III

Multiple vehement odor
many-handed body
On an invisible stem a single
whiteness


IV

15 Speak listen answer me
what the thunderclap
says, the woods
understand


V

I enter by your eyes
20 you come forth by my mouth
You sleep in my blood
I waken in your head


VI

I will speak to you in stone-language
(answer with a green syllable)
25 I will speak to you in snow-language
(answer with a fan of bees)
I will speak to you in water-language
(answer with a canoe of lightning...




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