Painting by Martina Rick, Germany, www.studio-rick.de/impressum
The firmament in the darkness of the morning
jumps to the eyes of the dark
glittering in the morning.
So called, the firmament
the glittering firmament,
free and alert,
opens to us
a new sensory field,
a new energy field,
the energy field of the poem.
Sigurdur Pálsson, Iceland (1948 – 2017)
Translation Thór Stefánsson, Nicole Barrière,
Germain Droogenbroodt, Stanley Barkan