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Gennadiy Aygi



My Daughter’s First Week

Gennady Aygi

the quietness

where the child is--seems uneven

within limits--of fragile lightshadows: emptiness!--for

   the world Grows

in her--to Listen

to Itself

in its Fullness

22 January 1983



from https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/my-daughters-first-week