• Svetovni dan poezije: A Step Away From Them (Frank O’Hara)

    Leta 1999 je UNESCO današnji dan razglasil za dan poezije. Gotovo en najlepših praznikov, ki so ga (in ga ponekod še) pred razglasitvijo praznovali 15. oktobra, na Vergilov rojstni dan. Na ta praznik si dovolim z vami deliti čudovito pesem ameriškega pesnika Franka O’Hare, A Step Away From Them, ki jo je napisal leta 1956. A STEP AWAY FROM THEM It’s my lunch hour, so I gofor a walk among the hum-coloredcabs. First, down the sidewalkwhere laborers feed their dirtyglistening torsos sandwichesand Coca-Cola, with yellow helmetson. They protect them from fallingbricks, I guess. Then onto theavenue where skirts are flippingabove heels and blow up overgrates. The sun is hot, but…