Anatoly Vorobey (avva) wrote,
Anatoly Vorobey
avva

ночные стихи: том диш (англ.)

Том Диш (также tomsdisch), американский поэт и писатель-фантаст, застрелился около двух месяцев назад. Я почти ничего не читал его - ни романов, не стихов - за одним исключением: несколько лет назад мне попался и понравился его шуточный сонет о Прусте, "Закладка".

R.I.P.

Tom Disch

A Bookmark


Four years ago I started reading Proust.
Although I'm past the halfway point, I still
Have seven hundred pages of reduced
Type left before I reach the end. I will
Slog through. It can't get much more dull than what
Is happening now: he's buying crepe-de-chine
Wraps and a real, well-documented hat
For his imaginary Albertine.
Oh, what a slimy sort he must have been—
So weak, so sweetly poisonous, so fey!
Four years ago, by God!—and even then
How I was looking forward to the day
I would be able to forgive, at last,
And to forget Remembrance of Things Past.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 9 comments