Sunday, June 13, 2010

On foot


On foot
I had to walk through the solar systems,
before I found the first thread of my red dress.
Already, I sense myself.
Somewhere in space hangs my heart,
sparks fly from it, shaking the air, 
to other reckless hearts.

~ Edith Sodergran, (1892-1923)
(translated by: Stina Katchadourian)