Author: Sanna Karlström

Where we are now

30 December 2004 | Fiction, poetry

Poems from Taivaan mittakaava (‘The scale of the sky’, Otava, 2004)


Behind your back the city’s changing,

across the sky a crane’s swinging
ready-made components.

A tie splits the architect’s white shirt,
his paired limbs and individual organs,
two lanes, left and right.

You and I are precisely planned.
Even now we’re on a ruler’s edge. More…