Mým snem jsi prošla

…from the quills of the dead white poets

Karel Toman (18771946)czech_flag_small

Mým snem jsi prošla, jako zjevení

alejí tmavou v půlnoci jde tiše.

A skoupý vínek černé zeleni,

jehož celovat chtěl čelo tvé i vlas,

jež vadne, chřadne, hořkou vůní dýše.

A neznám ani jméno tvé. Tvůj hlas

a rytmus kroků v mojich myslech dřímá.

A reflex tvojich očí radostných

mi dává zapomenout, že je zima,

že na stromech a v duši leží sníh.

About Paul Jacko

Jacko was born in Czechoslovakia not long before the communist putsch in February 1948. He studied industrial chemistry there and left in 1969 for Australia, where he became a lawyer and established his own practice. He has now retired and beside hunting, fishing, camping, prospecting and playing golf he amuses himself by writing.
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