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Aleš Šteger

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Aleš Štegeris the author of The Book of Things (BOA Editions Ltd., 2010).

by this poet

When you kill it at the edge of the pan, you don't notice
That the egg grows an eye in death.

It is so small, it doesn't satisfy
Even the most modest morning appetite.

But it already watches, already stares at your world.
What are its horizons, whose glassy-eyed perspectives?

Does it see time, which moves