Tuesday, November 22, 2011

#518



Gostaria de tê-lo conhecido antes, Henri,
quando havia tanto barulho que
não podia tocar a vida sem
aproximar-me demasiado da histeria.

Gostaria de tê-lo encontrado por acaso,
Pelo menos meio acordada,
enquanto capturavas o devir
e suas pessoas dançantes,

a vida desenrolando-se
diante dos teus olhos,
a vida permanente,
a vida fluida.

I wish I had met you before, Henri,
when life was too noisy and I
could not touch it without
getting too close to hysteria.

I wish I had accidentally run into you
on the street, at least half awake
while you framed the becoming
and its dancing little people,

life -
unfolding before your eyes,
permanent life,
fluid life.


14 comments:

  1. There are many people I wish I had met at a different stage of my life.. but perhaps people find you, or you find them exactly when the time is right.

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  2. Mas se foi agora deve ter algum motivo.

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  3. Beautiful poem by a beautiful person about a beautiful photo.

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  4. smiles. i have felt the same of some...like keery i find they are there when i am ready....some i may never have listened to early in life...

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  5. I know it's about more than the photo, of course. When the student is ready, the teacher will arrive.

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  6. I feel you. He was beautiful, wasn't he?

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  7. Clean lines, capturing the image and its time. A pleasure to read.

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  8. Love Henri - love your poem V cool ;)

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  9. Beautiful writing. The phrase, "framing the becoming" is so good. Wish I'd written it!

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  10. Lovely interpretation of the prompt.

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  11. Dear Kenia

    Permanent life, fluid life... its so beautifully crafted... Lovely.

    Shashi
    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    http://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com/2011/11/whispers-sighs.html
    At Twitter @VerseEveryDay

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  12. This is absolutely beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. fluid life - that phrase makes me smile.

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  14. Que legal,um blog bilíngue !
    muito bonito aqui,

    beijo

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