Grzegorz Wroblewski

Birds and Dolphins


I’ve returned from an island to an island. Meanwhile, you gorge yourself

on mainland cherries. The sea and the cumuli separate us.

I’m not a bird and you’re not a dolphin.



Translated by Piotr Gwiazda 

“Birds and Dolphins” was published in Pleiades 35.2 (2015).


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