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Pilinszky János: Metronome (Metronóm in English)

Portre of Pilinszky János

Metronóm (Hungarian)

Mérd az időt,
de ne a mi időnket,
a szálkák mozdulatlan jelenét,
a fölvonóhíd fokait,
a téli vesztőhely havát,
ösvények és tisztások csöndjét,
a töredék foglalatában
az Atyaisten igéretét.

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Source of the

Metronome (English)

Measure time,
but not our time,
the motionless present of the splinters,
the steps of the drawbridge,
the snow of the winter scaffold,
the silence of paths and glades,
in the setting of the fragment
the promise of God the Father.

Uploaded byN.Ullrich Katalin
Source of the quotationN. U. K.