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    Словацкий (Slovak)



Prečo sa mi sníval bez ladu a skladu
ten sen o Štokholme z hlbín dávnych ér,
čudný sen, čo pripraviť vie o náladu,
rozháraný, nepokojný ako zver…

Možnože bol sviatok — všade vôkol znela
hlaholivá výzva z mestskej zvonice.
Ako obrovité roztrasené telá
v modlitbách sa chveli všetky ulice.

Ako keby som sa na vrchole chystal
pre svoj národ vyriecť dáku predpoveď
a videl som tichú vodu ako krištáľ,
šíre polia, les i krovinatú spleť.

Bože, vykríkol som celý unesený,
vidím azda svoju pravú otčinu?
Azda tu som miloval a v tejto zemi
pod zeleňou moje kosti spočinú?

Vtom som pochopil, že budem celé veky
blúdiť v slepých chodbách priestoru a čias,
kde sa v dravých prúdoch valia rodné rieky,
ku ktorým sa nesmiem dostať ani raz.

Другие переводы:

  • Английский
    Бартон Раффел, Алла Бураго

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