Day fourteen

I like this prompt very much – to cut and paste a poem in another language then, freewheelingly, transcribe, blindly.

SKAGAFJÖRÐUR

Ég reyni að vera
alúðleg við börnin
svo þau hirði um leiðið mitt
þegar þar að kemur
mylji köku ofan í grasið
á afmælinu mínu
og fari með ljóðið um
fingruðu kýrnar
þá sjálf orðin gömul og grá

Samt á ég eftir að
þekkja þau aftur
á himneskri húsalyktinni

alltaf skulu þau ilma eins og Jesúbarnið

 

Ego reigned and verified

Allude to violin borne

Foe do hide in Leopold mitts

Beggar bear – demure

than more often I grasp

a fraülein minuet

Oh fairy made dijum -

Fingerous kernel

self ordained golem of grim

Swamped ever after

Broken ever after

He scribes soul tinnitus

Although the day dawns ill – remains the Jesú bairn

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2 responses to “Day fourteen

  1. That worked strangely well. :-)

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