poem | Lidija Šimkutë

spring 2008
ISBN 978-0-9775171-9-0
published 31 August 2008




of Vilnius

unfold centuries

every morning

before the city wakes

the lonely walk

near fading lilacs

a woman rustles

through rubbish

she sorts the bins

into plastic bags

sits on the park bench

feeds the birds

her hunger

© Lidija Šimkutë

Overland 192 – spring 2008, p. 11



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