Imago lacus

The picture above was taken by a dear friend, the American poet Debra Kang Dean (please do not use it without permission). I met Debra three years before, when I went to Walden to work with his late husband Brad, a great Thoreau scholar. Once we spent hours tracking this quotation: "Some men go fishing all their lives without ever realizing it's not fish they are after." We concluded that Thoreau never wrote it, but si non è vero...

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Un poema de David Avidan-en poema bat

KONPROMISOA

Emakumeak ala hitzak aukeran nik
hitza nahiago. Emakume bat ala
hitzak, nahiago dut
emakumea. Baina
gordeko dut
azken hitzaren eskubidea.


COMPROMISO

Entre mujeres y palabras yo
elijo la palabra. Entre una mujer y
las palabras yo elijo
la mujer. Pero
me reservo el derecho
de la última palabra.

Luisa Futoransky y Marta Teilbaum (eds.) 
Poesía contemporánea en lengua hebrea (Libros del Aire, 2012)

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