Poema | William Carlos Williams

Extraído de Pictures from Brueghel and other poems : including The desert music & Journey to love by Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. 1n | Publication date 1962 | Publisher Norfolk, Conn. : J. Laughlin, p. 39 | Traducción de Juan Arabia, Buenos Aires Poetry, 2020.

Poema

La rosa se desvanece
y renace otra vez
de su semilla, naturalmente,
pero dónde

irá sino al poema
para no ver
disminuido
todo su esplendor

Poem

The rose fades
and is renewed again
by its seed, naturally
but where

save in the poem
shall it go
to suffer no diminution
of its splendor

Extraído de Pictures from Brueghel and other poems : including The desert music & Journey to love by Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963. 1n | Publication date 1962 | Publisher Norfolk, Conn. : J. Laughlin, p. 39 | Traducción de Juan Arabia, Buenos Aires Poetry, 2020.