Attila Jozsef: (ONLY THOSE READ…)


Only those read my poems I tell
who knows me well and loves as well
as I am in nothingness, sailing
and I am good at soothsaying

because I faced in my dreams
silence itself as a human appears
and in my heart, there are sometimes mere
tigers and gentle deer.

Benyamin Bensalah

01.06.2021

Translated from the Hungarian poem of Attila Jozsef, “Csak az olvassa…” (1937)

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