Friday, 25 February 2011

tanka 5

Sailing on the Dee
we talked of former lovers,
shared new memories;
in rooms not far from the Zoo
animal passions cried out.

© GERALD ENGLAND

Composed: Gee Cross, 24th August 1991

Publications

1992 Bare Bones (UK)
1992 STEALING KISSES (Hyde, New Hope International)
1993 New Hope International Writing (UK)
1994 Lo Straniero (Italy)
1994 WIND FIVE FOLDED (Gualala, AHA Books)
2001 IN THE SHIP'S WAKE (North Shields, Iron Press)

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Velejando no Dee
falamos de antigos amantes
compartilhamos novas memorias
em lugares nao muito longe do zoologico
as paixoes animais gritam

GERALD ENGLAND

Translated by Teresinka Pereira

Publications

1992 International Poetry (USA)
1993 New Hope International Writing (UK)

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