Two Monkeys by Brueghel #
I keep dreaming of my graduation exam:
in a window sit two chained monkeys,
beyond the window floats the sky,
and the sea splashes.
I am taking an exam on the history of
I stammer and flounder.
One monkey, eyes fixed upon me, listens
the other seems to be dozing--
and when silence follows a question,
he prompts me
with a soft jingling of the chain.
(trans. from the Polish by Magnus Kryski)
# Amanhã ( hoje é domingo), a versão em português.