Dónall Dempsey

Veteran Poet - 1,356 Points (15/07/56 / Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, Eire.)

Lost In Translation - Poem by Dónall Dempsey


'Oh, you...' she sighed
'...are such a beautiful mistake
but I'm prepared to make you! '

she translates
the unknown words
into the knowingness of a kiss

'...the usual household furniture
father mother brother sister
the spaces between them...'

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 8, 2012

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