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What can be done, what can't be done

The moon shines.
The woman smiles.

The woman sees the moon.
The moon looks down.

The things that wait.
And those that cannot wait.

Do not imagine too much.
Imagine
that much.

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About the translation:
Poet:
Wojciech Bonowicz
Translator:
Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese
Original language:
Polish
Issue:
2013 Number 3 - Secret Agents of Sense

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Wojciech Bonowicz

Original poet

Wojciech Bonowicz

Wojciech Bonowicz (b.1967) is a poet, journalist and editor; he writes a column for the weekly Tygodnik Powszechny. He has pub...

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Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese

Translator

Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese

Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese translates contemporary Polish poetry, especially authors not yet known in English. Her translations app...

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