Poetic Awakening

 Beholding the stars
until daybreak, with its morning red,
closes the iris of the nightexperience the dreamed dream
not only as a dreambut read the veins
in the palm of the rose’s handlike the future of time.

Germain Droogenbroodt

Translation: Stefanie Van de Peer – Richie Mccaffery

From: “The Ephemeral Flower of Time – De efemere bloem van de tijd”
POINT Editions 2017

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