Author: Joni Pyysalo

The way to anywhere

Issue 3/2003 | Archives online, Fiction, poetry

Poems from Parittelun jälkeinen selkeys (‘Post-coital clarity’, WSOY, 2003). Introduction by Matti Saurama

Enlightenment needs no tools

1.   And I laughed at everything
           and didn’t want to see anything old
there was a fingernail-sized buddha and I walked by it
in the room, trying to find the ceiling,
                           camping out in life, fag in mouth
the soft letters of the clouds, and a blowing skysign
         oh sky
2.    I stand on the street corner
       illuminated like a phone box.
       On the way to anywhere
       and always there already.  More...