Thursday, 25 March 2021

untitled - Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl

I died but now I live for
ages of ages
and hold the keys of hell and death

Write now what you see:

Infants regurgitating their mother's milk
            there's a common cold in the air
                       and sunlit stool

Rightly we should reduce
           poverty
and chain these protesters
           to walls of houses
                         wailing walls
                                               breastplates

I am with you in the oppression,
                       the kingdom    &    the perseverance

I know your work
           You are alive in name and yet dead

Eiríkur Örn Norðdahl (born 1978) Iceland
Translator not stated
Source: Versopolis

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