Saturday, 7 April 2012

Photo© Oana Camilleri
Belis 2011

Very Dog
translation from Nichita Stanescu
by Oana Camilleri

Very dog I wanted to be
Barking at the wrong tree
With the tooth that was alive
Dead to come upon thee

Very bird I wanted to lie
For a while upon your shield
Abandoned and begun
I was only hurt

Very human I might of been
If I'd known just how to be
What is made of bone in you
And what is red in pink

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