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Andrés Fisher

Transliterated into English by Robin Ouzman Hislop

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Calor de mayo:
el olor de los pinos
cruzando el bosque

In the heat of may the smell of the pines grows in the forest.

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Monte amarillo
el brezo resplandece
en primavera.

The mountain is pale yellow, as the heather is glowing with spring.

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Cielo estrellado:
con casi cien años
muere la abuela.

To Norma Fenner

Star spangled sky, almost a hundred years old, grandmother is dying.

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Calor estival:
se agostan los prados y
arden los días.

Aestival heat, August meadows parched as days blaze with ardour.

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Calor: arden los
días y el sol derrite
hasta el asfalto.

Heat, blazing days burn out as the sun melts even the asphalt.

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El vientre de las
palomas resplandece
en el ocaso.

Soft pigeon down bellies are glittering in twilight´s sunset.

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Las olas peinan
de diferentes formas
a esa niña.

Waves comb to & fro this little girl´s hair, this way & that way.

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El perro negro y
la vaca negra juegan
junto al arroyo.

Beside a mountain stream, black dog & black cow play together.

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Palomas comen
el pienso de los gatos:
calles de Madrid.

In the streets of Madrid, pigeons peck over & eat the cats´food.

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Un avión cruza el
cielo azul del verano:
cima del monte.

Above the mountain summit, an airplane crossing a blue summer´s sky.

Haikus Copyright Andrés Fisher 2003. All rights reserved.  Translation of Haikus Robin Ouzman Hislop & Amparo Arrospide.   © all Rights Reserved by Robin Ouzman Hislop 2003

 

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