You can lead a horse to water but you cannot make him drink.
(English Proverb)

- Do you respect my rights?
- I do. The article was devoted to your rights...
- No--do you respect my...


Translator: Alex Niemi

Little boy, sliding from line of light
to line of scroll,
where letters of black
tangle together, like blackened chains
tangle together, like clinging leaves.