DPF / Öijer

For trying to reach back through the years to parent your own younger self, from The Star by My Head: Poets from Sweden, edited and translated by Malena Mörling and Jonas Ellerström.

from Hold Him There / by Bruno K. Öijer

I had phoned my childhood
listened to the dial tone that went through
and when my mom answered
I asked to speak to myself

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