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Peace

The peace between you and me
is a dragonfly. Wonderfully beautiful. Sparkling in the evening sun,
  skimming
the foolhardy water
between you and me.


From There are words for that translated by Judith Wilkinson

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About the translation:
Poet:
Toon Tellegen
Translator:
Judith Wilkinson
Original language:
Dutch
Issue:
2013 Number 1 - Strange Tracks

About the author

Toon Tellegen

Original poet

Toon Tellegen

Toon Tellegen was born in 1941 on one of the islands in the south-west of the Netherlands. He is one of the best-known Dutch w...

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Translator

Judith Wilkinson

Judith Wilkinson is a translator of contemporary Dutch and Flemish poetry. Her first collection of translations, Instead of sil... » Read more

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