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The Three Oddest Words

 

BY Wisława Szymborska

 

When I pronounce the word Future,

the first syllable already belongs to the past.

 

When I pronounce the word Silence,

I destroy it.

 

When I pronounce the word Nothing,

I make something no non-being can hold.

 

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