the rigorous m

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poetry: vera pavlova

Posted by rigorousm on January 24, 2013

If only I knew from what tongue
your I love you has been translated,
if I could find the original,
consult the dictionary
to be sure the rendition is exact:
the translator is not at fault!

Vera Pavlova, from Here and Everywhere, 2002.

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