One of his favourite things, though, was geometry.

Because of the law

(Laws cannot be disputed,

Dogma even less so)

Stating the hyperbola’s branch and the horizontal axis

Touch in infinite distance*.

Because of the hope that there comes a time (that time)

When everything is righted,

Every crooked finger, every wrong.

You contract hope as you contract the shingles.

(Let’s reiterate: with pleasure, certainly, right away, etc.)

And you know how it is with me.

 
 
 
* y = 1/x 
© translated by Jernej Županič

Posebno ljuba pa mu je bila geometrija.

Zaradi zakonitosti

(zakonom ne moremo ugovarjati,

dogmam pa sploh ne),

da se veja hiperbole in abscisa

v neskončnosti stakneta*.

Zaradi upanja, da se nekoč (takrat)

vse izravna,

vsak kriv prst, vsaka krivica.

Upanja se nalezeš kot pasavca.

(Ponovimo: z veseljem, vsekakor, takoj itd.)

Kako pa je z mano, veš.

 
 
 
* y = 1/x
© Stanka Hrastelj