Sonya Florentino

Rookie (Manila, Philippines (residing NYC))

# # Found In Translation - Poem by Sonya Florentino

A song I loved

since I was a child

I never really

understood it

Till I had lived

and found the words

to translate it.

© 2009 Sonya Florentino

The song referred to above is titled 'Kahibulungan'
an anomymous love song which I translated into English in my poem 'Wonderment'

Comments about # # Found In Translation by Sonya Florentino

  • Callie Carroll (9/26/2009 8:54:00 PM)

    That is what I love about aging. Very beautifully put. (Report) Reply

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  • (9/21/2009 12:13:00 PM)

    Very simply put, very profound. Good word choice too. (Report) Reply

  • (9/15/2009 9:11:00 PM)

    This seems very profound. I can tell it left a deep impression upon you. Sometimes we must wait years for the clue that we need, or to be able to take the steps to enable us to finally find some understanding that had eluded us. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, September 14, 2009

Poem Edited: Tuesday, October 20, 2009

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