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Martinson / Fulton

We stood there long, thinking, in a lantern circle, we patient cable-fishers, then lowered the mended cable back to its place in the sea.

(Modern lyrik/Modern Poetry, 1931)



Bottle with the note itself as passenger bobbed in the North Atlantic for seventeen years. Silently and continuously referred to a giant steamer from Southampton. Ran aground and froze in in the ice round Labrador.

(Dikter om ljus och möörker / Poems on Light and Darkness , 1971)

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