Jaroslav Seifert

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Jaroslav Seifert in 1981

Jaroslav Seifert (23 September 190110 January 1986) was a Czech writer, poet and journalist. He won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1984.


An Apple from your Lap (1933)[edit]

  • A lad changed to a shrub in spring,
    the shrub into a shepherd boy,
    A fine hair to a lyre string,
    snow into snow on hair piled high.
    • Transformations translated by Edward Osers

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