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What Is Going On

written by: Małgorzata Kulisiewicz

translated by: Dorota Zegarowska

 

Old age happened to them,

Surprise,

They were kids

young all the time

and now…

What is going on?

 

They are looking in the mirror

at faces - not theirs

shocked

Those who have been here up to now

left already

This must be a mistake.

Yes

a mistake.

 

JAK TO TAK

 

Przydarzyła im się starość.

Zdziwieni,

dopiero byli dziećmi,

całe życie młodzi,

a tu teraz ...

Jak to tak?

 

Przyglądają się w lustrze

nie swoim twarzom,

zaskoczeni,

że ktoś odszedł,

a przecież dopiero tu był.

To chyba jakaś pomyłka.

Na pewno

pomyłka.

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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