IMPRISON

Ah yes! Be proud
Superman of the atomic age
Be proud! You’re the victor…
You’re the master. For shame! Such work…
You’ve imprisoned Fire
And tamed Electricity!
Imprisoned Water!
Imprisoned speech and music
In the cage of the Radio.
Imprisoned shadow and color
Behind the glass of the Television.
Imprisoned numbers
In the case of the Computer.
Imprisoned enlightenment
Behind walls of libraries.
Planted your banner on the Moon.
And your opponent in jail.
And put God in your pocket.
Yes then you are a superman
Be proud!
While you may…

3/2/1971.

Translated by Lenora Timm

This poem in breton





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