Author: Carl-Gustav Lilius

Burgundian rain

Issue 3/1992 | Archives online, Fiction, poetry

from Burgundiska sviten (‘Burgundian suite’, Schildts, 1966). Introduction by Tuva Korsström

and if we could reach our Burgundian boundaries
you close to mine and I closer to yours than mine
and there see far beyond all boundaries
and there see jar beyond all shores
and there see far beyond all seas
and the ice blocks which this winter’s day
are brought heaving from below and the numbed cliffs
and ice-shattered shores vanish
and before us lies our open
quite open and naked sea More…