Who is Vasko Popa

Vasko Popa 1990. Vasile "Vasko" Popa (Serbian Cyrillic: Васко Попа; June 29, 1922 – January 5, 1991) was a Serbian poet of Romanian descent.

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Vasko Popa Poems

  • The Admirers Of The Little Box
    Sing little box

    Don't let sleep overtake you
    The world's awake within you ...
  • Wedding
    Each strips his own skin
    Each bares his own constellation
    Which has never seen the night
    ...
  • Far Within Us #1
    We raise our arms
    The street climbs into the sky
    We lower our eyes
    The roofs go down into the earth ...
  • Far Within Us #4
    Green gloves rustle
    On the avenue's branches

    The evening carries us under its arm ...
  • The Benefactors Of The Little Box
    We'll return the little box
    Into the arms
    Of her inconspicuously honest properties
    ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Vasko Popa

World 8 Earth 7 Face 6 Open 5 Sky 4 Head 4 Skin 4 Time 4 Walk 3 Game 3


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  • Telltellpoetry: enjoying this poem by serbo-croation poet vasko popa, translated by charles simic.
  • Eileenchongpoet: ‘just come to my mind my thoughts will scratch out your face’ vasko popa, trans. anne pennington
  • Ilya_poet: take the sun out of your mouth night is burying us alive this is my apple it fell on my tongue from heaven [...]pray that i do not open my mouth there are no more sweet jobs in the apple for you maggots --vasko popa tr. anne pennington
  • Zeeshanjaanam: after the beginning by vasko popa translated by charles simic
  • Roman_lujan: vasko popa. homage to the lame wolf: selected poems. translated from the serbian by charles simic. 1987
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