Gabor G Gyukics

Gabor G Gyukics

Gabor G Gyukics (b. 1958) is a Hungarian-American poet and literary translator, author of seven books of original poetry, four in Hungarian, two in English, one in Bulgarian, and 11 books of translations including A Transparent Lion, selected poetry of Attila József in English and an anthology of North American Indigenous poets in Hungarian. He writes his poems in English (which is his second language) and Hungarian. He lived in Holland for two years before moving to the United States between 1988 and 2002. He now lives in the isle of Csepel in Budapest, Hungary. His latest book is a hermit has no plural (Singing Bone Press, 2015). Photo by Sándor Gyapjas.

you cozy up to anyone
stepping off a freight train
with a patch above their hearts

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crowed of ants hide in their undergrounds lairs
their red wrinkled slave driver armies
are not marching to gain power
just yet

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