White shades

 Shades create the shapes...

Yanis Ritsos
"The shadows of birds"

The shadow of your body
upon the earth
takes up more room
than your body
I dress in your shadow
dark invisible
photographic negative—
tomorrow it will appear
all in white
with a black fingerprint
outside the frame.

Translated by Scott King http://yannisritsos.blogspot.gr

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