Breaking down cultural barriers
Transposer une culture dans une autre par delà les barrières culturelles

Thursday, 20 August 2009

Varand : Florist

I said, “Look
At that poor old
Florist’s
Twisted back,
Totally bent towards
The bouquet held
In his hand…

“Yes,” he replied, “but you see --
As a result,
His nose is close
To the flowers’ smell…
There is no gain
Without pain!”


Poem by VARAND
Translated by Tatul Sonentz

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