Irina & Silviu

George

Irina & Silviu
George
Became silent, in the hut.
Few branches creak;
no branches are broken
by foot, by shoe.
Stubbornly-slowly
this blood is pumped
into paths which
the heart wanted -
nothing is lost.
— Tomas Mikael Bäck, from Trädgårdssten (Garden Stone), 1995