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by Leopold Staff (1878 - 1957)
Translation © by Marek Tomaszewski

Dłoń moja przesunęła się po jej ciele....
Language: Polish (Polski)  after the Arabic (العربية) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Dłoń moja przesunęła się po jej ciele. Spała.
Patrzyłem na nią. Tymczasem myśl ma biegła ku innej.
Jakżeby dłoń jej umiała mnie uśpić!
A tak mi trzeba snu...

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  • ENG English ( Marek Tomaszewski) , "Another", copyright © 2004, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 28

Language: English  after the Polish (Polski) 
My hand moved along her body. She slept.
I was looking at her. Meanwhile my thought was running toward another.
How her hand could lull me asleep!
And I need sleep so much...


  • Translation from Polish (Polski) to English copyright © 2004 by Marek Tomaszewski, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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This text was added to the website: 2004-08-14
Line count: 4
Word count: 33