MATHURA (Estonia) is the pen name of writer and translator Magnus Lattik, who is among the most talented contemporary Estonian writers. He is the winner of the Gustav Suits Poetry Award and Virumaa Literary Award. His own work has been translated into a dozen languages, including book-length selections in English, Finnish, Hebrew and Spanish. He is also the translator of Derek Walcott’s poetry. Mathura contributes regularly to the Estonian National Broadcasting service and is a member of the Estonian Writers Union.
In that silence
a glance beyond
near to that
where one can be
(Translated by Mathura and Ilmar Lehtpere)