Poems

Knowledge Is Unforgiving

Knowledge is unforgiving
It gnaws at you
What are you guilty of?
Something forgotten
or overdone?
To feel yourself burning with the words
you draped over the unnameable,
pinned to your seat
while sipping your coffee?
Dare to say it:
despite being free of evil
you are its hostage
Can we melt the executioner's heart
change human nature?
No one has the answer
redemption, Redemption
you murmur
that insoluble equation

1 Comment

1 zak Alaoui

i don’t why you have chosen impossible equation in stead of using the same word ‘insoluble’ equation.we normally say this equation does not have a solution, not impossible to solve.insoluble is also a ‘solution’. good translation +thanks for the interest you have shown to this original poet.

The PTC writes: Thanks, Zak, for noticing that mistake which we’ve now corrected. Glad you like our poems.

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