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Pilinszky János: Four Lines (Négysoros in English)

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Négysoros (Hungarian)

Alvó szegek a jéghideg homokban.
Plakátmagányban ázó éjjelek.
Égve hagytad a folyosón a villanyt.
Ma ontják véremet.

[1946] 1956

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Four Lines (English)

Sleeping nails in the ice-cold sand.
A billboard drenched in the lonely night.
You left the light on in the hallway.
Today will be my blood poured out.


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