Izet Sarajlić

16 March 1930 – 2 May 2002 / Doboj

Luck in Sarajevo

In Sarajevo
in the spring of 1992,
everything is possible:

you go to stand in a bread line
and end up in an emergency room
with your leg amputated.

Afterwards, you still maintain
that you were very lucky.

translated from Serbo-Croat by Charles Simic
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