Water, Rather than Oil

Came across this little poem by Gunnar Ekelöf in a translation by Steven Fowler on the Nthposition site which is introduced as “a monthly article series with www.Nthposition.com focused on European poets perhaps overlooked in the Anglo-American tradition.” Besides a good intro essay on Ekelöf, it also features three new translations, including the one below (which of course all of a sudden rhymes strangely with events here, today, in … Read more Water, Rather than Oil