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Eidechse, Lizard, Lagarto

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Eidechse, Lizard, Lagarto

Bei letzter Sonne 
Noch wärmt sich die Eidechse
Vor Jagd auf die Beute

Rot färbten sich die Blätter
Dort wo der Wein gereift war

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With the last sunshine
The lizard still warms himself 
Before hunting prey

The leaves changed colour to red
There where the grapes had matured

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Con última luz 
El lagarto se calienta 
Antes da caza a presa 

Hojas cambiaron a rojo
Allí donde uvas maduraron



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  1. Date: 1/25/2011 9:32:00 AM
    Hi Gert :) I always enjoy reading your image-laden writes-- this is another beauty and you made lizards sound so inspiring :) btw lizard here is called butiki ;) -- I hope all is well with you -- will catch up more soon, ok? ingat palagi & thank you for your inspiring comments in my poems as always :) -- nikko :)

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 12:00:00 PM
    Very cool image of the lizard sunning himself before going hunting. Alligators do the same thing on the banks of rivers here and that was what I was thinking about while reading this. Awesome poem about nature and natural instincts, Gert. Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 8:54:00 AM
    I love this picture of the lizard on the red leaves. VEry nice, Gert!

  1. Date: 1/23/2011 8:49:00 AM
    thankxx Gert for your splendid creativity my friend.. and the sharing is ultra important too.. enjoy your Sunday ..my friend.. so dear..with luv..

  1. Date: 1/22/2011 5:41:00 AM
    Very descriptive and expressive work..Those lizards are an interesting creature to watch...Sara

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 8:49:00 AM
    The weekend is upon us once again and I hope yours is wonderful and that you might find the inspiration to keep writing your excellent poetry. It was a pleasure to read your poetry this morning Gert. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 8:30:00 AM
    I always love the imagery in your work, Gert. Always sharp and picturesque! Perfect picture to transport one on a cold day to a sunny one, sitting on the back porch watching the lizard warming himself on the fence! Hope you're doing fine! Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 1/21/2011 8:00:00 AM
    Fantastic picture Gert.. elegant visuals and expressions.. the lizard warming in the sun.. wishing it were the "Sweetheart" instead.. so very brutally frigid here ..luv..happy weekend..