Roberto Amato

(1953 / Viareggio)

Yes - Poem by Roberto Amato

Yes
she may be right
but eternity has got incredibly smaller
and I am quite fond of these angels

I understand them completely
I know what they are telling me
I know why they are caressing me

to them we are still the same age
they watch me play
and they give me advice
they read the microscopic books I write
which I cut and I sew
which I bind myself
which I illustrate with immense
synoptic tables

Translation: 2017, Matilda Colarossi


Comments about Yes by Roberto Amato

  • Ezhil Vendhan (8/3/2017 7:52:00 AM)

    Roberto, it is so beautiful. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 3, 2017



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