Saying “Definition of Your Attraction”

Definition of Your Attraction

Short poem

Here I am saying a poem “Definition of Your Attraction” by János Pilinszky, (1921 – 1981) translated from the Hungarian.

I picked this poem because it is short. I have been very busy recently (you’ll read more about that on the website very soon) and I have not found time to learn a poem at all this week.

Short and simple?

Even though it is a short poem, when you know a little about Pilinszky’s life you appreciate this poem differently.

 

“Definition of Your Attraction”

On a fully broken-in animal’s back

a fully broken-in animal rides.

by János Pilinszky

Translated from the Hungarian by Peter Jay.

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