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Jaroslav Seifert

Jaroslav Seifert (23 September 190110 January 1986) was a Nobel Prize winning Czech writer, poet and journalist.


Transformations translated by Edward Osers

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.

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