playin detective

“… the queer light on his hands, neither warm nor cold,
of a temperature impossible to record in thermometers.”

Elizabeth Bishop, ‘The Man-Moth’, from North & South (1946), in Elizabeth Bishop: The Complete Poems 1927-1979, p. 14.

“Dingin tak tercatat
pada termometer”

Goenawan Mohamad, ‘Dingin Tak Tercatat’ (1971), in Goenawan Mohamad: Selected Poems/Puisi Pilihan, p. 32.

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