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A Bite Out Of Time

written by: Małgorzata Kulisiewicz

translated by: Anna Luberda-Kowal

 

Once in Krakow:
"Little drops of heaven"
- angels from behind non-existent borders
of endurance.
used to eat there.
In "The Beautiful Dog"
poets used to sip the words
of destiny’s lips.
In "The Herring Embassy" witches
would smoke Marlboro
and fly a charter yacht of poetry
straight to the Moon,
where sorcerer Twardowski
used to bake
lunar croissants.
Wawel Dragon burst with laughter,
not from overeating.

Nadgryziony czas

written by: Małgorzata Kulisiewicz

 

Niegdyś w Krakowie:
„Raj czyli niebo w gębie”
- jadały tu anioły zza nieistniejących granic
wytrzymałości.
W „Pięknym Psie”
poeci spijali słowa
z ust przeznaczenia.
W „Ambasadzie śledzia” czarownice
paliły Marlboro
i leciały wyczarterowanym jachtem poezji
wprost na Księżyc,
gdzie Twardowski wypiekał
lunarne rogaliki.
Smok pękł ze śmiechu,
nie z przejedzenia.

Gosha Kulisiewicz

Gosha Kulisiewicz

Małgorzata Kulisiewicz – the graduate of Film and Polish Literature Department at the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, author of film reviews and essays, articles in Catholic and history connected press, director of TV programmes in Cracow TV. She lives in Cracow. She published her short stories and poems in „Helicopter”, on the internet portal „Writers.pl”, in „Culture Newspaper”, „Lirydram” as well as in „The Drawer.net”, „Lamelli”, „Polish Daily”, „BregArt”, Internet portal „E-Writers”, in the „Horizon” Magazine, in the „Almanac ofPoetry” during the competition „The Golden Metaphor” and „To the Golden Metaphor of Szczecin”, in the almanac on the 4th Julian Tuwim Poetry Competition, portal „New Thoughts” and other anthologies and almanacs. The author of poetry volumes: „Other Gods” and „Cat of Wittgenstein”. In the group of final five authors in the „Big Format” competition in order to publish the second poetry volume. She was also classified to join the workshop „After Début” of the „Literary Office” in 2017.
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