from The Diary of Kaspar Hauser

translated by Anthony Molino

Words plug the holes
of objects.
At night things
catch their breath.

from Il Diario di Kaspar Hauser

Le parole tappano i buchi
degli oggetti.
Di notte le cose
riprendono fiato.

From The Diary of Kaspar Hauser, translated from the Italian by Anthony Molino. Copyright © 2017 by Paolo Febbraro. Used with the permission of Negative Capability Press.