"who taught
me this who taught me"

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Marcin Jagodzinski
translated from the Polish by Frank L. Vigoda

Third Rail

ok I'm moving back from the edge of the platform
just standing by the wall standing by the transformer

one of the meek one of the blessed
far from orange temptation

calm ravaged laid waste
who taught me this who taught me

Oh god my lord god of high voltage
strike me please strike me please please




Frank L. Vigoda is a Boston-based translator who translates from and to Polish. Among his translations is a volume of poetry by R. Wojaczek and a collection of writings by Aleksander Wat. He is currently working on a volume of translations, Poems from Nieszuflada.