“Yes, I live inside the piano”

By Katerina Rudcenkova Katerina Rudcenkova

Translated By Alexandra Büchler

Yes, I live inside the piano,
but there is no need for you
to come and visit me.

NOTES: This poem originally appeared in "Poetry Not Written for Children that Children Might Nevertheless Enjoy," by Lemony Snicket.

“Yes, I live inside the piano” is reprinted by permission of author and translator.

Source: Poetry (September 2013).

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This poem originally appeared in the September 2013 issue of Poetry magazine

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Katerina Rudcenkova is a Czech poet and playwright. Her work appears in Six Czech Poets (Arc Publications, 2008).

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