Arto Lappi, “Like a Prayer”

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Niinkuin rukous:
nuotion huolellinen
sammuttaminen,
kuivien karahkojen
keruu seuraavaa varten.

Like a prayer:
extinguishing the campfire
meticulously,
collecting dry stray spruce boughs
for the following campfire.

Source: Arto Lappi, Kukko puussa (Turku: Sammakko, 2002), p. 150. Translation and photo by Living in FIN

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