Vigilant the Eye

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Now that light is breaks
I am translucent colour

I am sustained in sound
In the whiteness arriving
In the clear sky

Solitary a bird passes
Like a picture
My window frames

Through the glass a flower
A bird finally perching


On the shores of the river
As though a bird of paradise

The rainbow
Over the mountain

Vigilant the eye


With purple wings,
Anointed with celestial resin
The fleeing bird
Reminds us of the littleness of acts

Burning flame,
He prolongs the flight,
And like a fugitive
Penetrates the night

From Description of the Village

‘The Disobedient Gaze’, Devenir Editorial, 2013

Traslated by Jonathan Boulting

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