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Walcott n.2
D. Walcott, F. Saieva, G. Monte


by Guido Monte


Multilingual Poetry



Pic: "un bicchier d'acqua" - © 2008 by Guido Monte - Size: 13k
un bicchier d'acqua
© 2008 Guido Monte



(Swans - September 12, 2011)  

plusieurs années sont passées
too many years we spent,
peu de temps pour les montagnes,
mais trop d'années pour la vie humaine,
beth luis nion...
too many for my human life
and of searching for verses, as derek says,

"ordinary / as a tumbler of island water"

Et les mains se serrent au temps,
les couleurs se lavent à l'eau.
Il est impossibile de couper la phrase infinie
maintenant que le temps n'existe
que dans nos mots étrangers.

"I have Dutch, nigger, and English in me,
and either I'm nobody, or I'm a nation"

brother derek said... ningun, todos,
nobody, all



picture: un bicchier d'acqua ("glass of water") by Guido Monte (2008).


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