Best Translation Poems
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No Translation Needed
Tiens mes pensées
close let your dreams lie
impassioned albeit pensive
succumb to the sultry beats
echoing across empty hearts
and within the day breeze
tomber en moi
Faraway but close enough...
An Ordinary Girl - Translation From Tagore
translation, life, loss,
Sharing my translation of a famous poem (Sadharan Meye) written by Rabindranath Tagore, who won Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. It's one of his...
Two Birds - Translation From Tagore
translation, bird, friend,
This is a translation from the original poem "Dui Pakhi" (Two Birds) in Bengali by India's Nobel-laureate Poet, Rabindranath Tagore. ...
Dante's Divina Commedia translation
The difficult translation of first Canto of Divina Commedia is here completed
In the part published before, Dante imagined to find himself in a dark forest...
Translation of Wen Hairy Met Tarry
Somebody suggested I write the tale using the correctly spelled words because my story (below here in the Homophone contest) is simply too distracting to...
Canto XXVI Hell translation part2
After the flame had come here for news
When to my duke right seemed time and too place,
In such a way I heard him to diffuse:
translation, happiness, love, romance,
As I gaze into indigo skies,
Stars are brighter tonight,
Twinkling in the darkness
Of a new moon.
Orion's belt enchants
My impassioned heart
As my thoughts of you...
Shackles of love
translation, analogy, love,
Shackles of cynicism have displaced your heart,
the love that once transcended time is no more.
No wordsmith can bring beauty to an invisible emotion,
lost in translation...
translation, betrayal, conflict, depression, emotions,
~Not Like Me~
When you were first put into my arms,
I begged God, to make you nothing like me
For my sins, ask for...
Je suis Charlie
translation, allah, angel, angst, bereavement,
I do not know?
Translation below (in progress)
Celui qui n'a pas de cœur
Ne doit jamais reposer en paix
He who has no heart
Will never rest in peace
De ma tombe
translation, friendship, life, longing, love,
How do I tell you that you’re beautiful?
How can I be different?
How can I express my attraction?
When columns upon
Of testosterone filled wolves
Dressed in rented Italian...
translation, desire, hope, love,
For the third time Pandora stands before the box
Inlaid with jewels ivory and gold
In her hand is the key – she closely examines
Intrigued by its...
There she waits by her window,
gazing up at the velveteen summer sky,
searching for her favorite bituin,
Only the kuliglig replies—
The quintessential tune of summer.
Speak My Language
translation, language, love,
Speak my language
A language of love I can understand
My heart language
Understand my need
My desire to be understood
Speak my language
Speak fluently to my heart
Words of Affirmation
Let Me Translate
translation, language, sensual,
Let me translate
My love for you
From written.... to spoken....to touched
From syllable sensuality
To physical functionality
From verbal to nonverbal virtual reality
Or better yet
Let me translate them into...
Comparison between Byron and me on Francesca
translation, fantasy, poetry,
I was pushed to write this comparison after reading the poem on Byron by the souper poet Gary Bateman.
Wandering on internet I found the Byron's...
Poems come to life when tired tongues are silent
translation, destiny, life, philosophy,
Slave to wayward thoughts,
unwritten poems return to haunt.
Tempest of tragedy arrives as a harbinger,
wrecking fences that divide sleeping paths.
There is no one to show...
A LOVELY LITTLE DAY DREAM
translation, death, desire, dream, emotions,
The cinnamon scented days
in your grandiose porcelain cups,
as you would like to say,
in grass green warmth of May
of the sandal wood shadow
in your valley
The Great In-Between
translation, i am, muse, mystery,
"The Great In-Between"
the mask’s rim
walls fall while
Jericho doors close
like a mind ribbon
Abraham asked by Issac
"Father, where is the lamb?"
" Son, God will provide a Lamb"
Ode to Gold
translation, appreciation, celebration, dedication, friend,
Potent prayers flow like piano notes from her saucy soul
Abundant with an aura of devotion to His Kingdom
Understanding unites under the umbrella of...
Sawney Bean, legend of a cannibal - written in broad Scots dialect
Thar was nae richt ae laddie sair
wha heft a cave 'side Galloway,
wi' nae jaiken he griftit dare
as he was nae tae lippen tae.
The Seeking Ship
translation, allegory, moving on, sea,
A solitary sail of contrasting
White in a salty sea of blue.
From its own land, to disconnect,
Solitude in Academia
translation, books, deep, happiness, inspiration,
Homer, Aristotle, Hobbes, Locke, Goethe, and Crane;
Chaucer, Shakespeare, Dickens, Tolstoy, Whitman, and Twain;
Whose imagination and toil helped to unfold
Stories, philosophies, and lessons to be told.
translation, extended metaphor, fantasy, happiness,
by Michael R. Burch
Toss this poem aside
to the filigreed and the wild tide
Strike my name,
and still it is all the same.
of night is...