glass_icarus: (bibliophile)
just another fork-tongued dragon lady ([personal profile] glass_icarus) wrote in [community profile] forkedtongues2011-02-22 02:00 pm

Poem: Dedication

DEDICATION

The fact that I
am writing to you
in English
already falsifies what I
wanted to tell you.
My subject:
how to explain to you
that I don’t belong to English
though I belong nowhere else,
if not here
in English.

— Gustavo Pérez Firmat

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