Tag: Marin Sorescu

Back Turned by Marin Sorescu Translated by Adam J. Sorkin & Lidia Vianu

The clock has turned its back on time. The clock was ill and, feeling the end draw near, Probably had its own particular notion Of a heaven for objects that die, Where clocks synchronize themselves To God’s heart, And night and day, alarm clocks…

Ring Around My Eye by Marin Sorescu Translated by Adam J. Sorkin & Lidia Vianu

Last night I neglected an open eye, And all night long I was drawn into The darkness. It was like the black dregs Left at the bottom of things In which I had to divine The world, history, the trees And the progress of…