Grzegorz Wroblewski

Twin

 

He resembled me.

I held him up to my lips,

then threw him into the salty

water. He sank to the bottom.

I heard a giggle.

An invitation to play

together.

 

 


Translated by Piotr Gwiazda 

“Twin” was published in The Nation (June 22-29, 2015).

 

You can read and listen to the poem in the original Polish here.