How the Revolution Failed

by Asja Bakić


How the Revolution Failed

Mum’s friend Tidža dreamt about me once.

She told me:

Asja, you were carrying a flag

and people were following you.

I didn’t ask her,

but I'm sure

I led the people

a long way around.

© translated by Asja Bakić

Kako je propala revolucija

Teta Tidža me je jednom sanjala.

Rekla mi je:

Asja, nosila si zastavu

i ljudi su išli za tobom.

Nisam je pitala,

ali sam sigurna

da sam ljude vodila

zaobilaznim putem.

© Asja Bakić