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Polygamist out of the closet poem (Dutch Edition)

This is a Dutch translation of my original post.

Als meerdere vrouwen pleitbezorger,

Ik aanvankelijk verborgen in de kast

Maar dan had de moed… 7 more words


Lost in Translation

Even though we don’t speak the same language

sometimes you can speak the same language with a smile…

*Apfelstrudel im Glas = is a traditional Viennese 

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Almanac of Past Lives by Ko Un

Born a faraway time ago to a family of wandering poets. Once a friend of Dionysus.
BC 1125 Born as a mare on the Caspian shore. 87 more words


J.I. Pidal Montes- Sabino

Lifting me up like a forkful of grass

My grandfather Sabino was very fine
lifting up forkfuls of grass.
An untitled architect they would never have employed… 387 more words



(Termuat di Jurnal Bahasa dan Pariwisata, STBA Yapari-ABA Bandung, 2008)


To translate is one thing; to say how we do it, is another.  Translating poetry without losing its beauty maybe is the most difficult thing, because when we try to do it, we cannot just take a dictionary and  find the words we need and apply them. 4,050 more words

Doenia Devi

Solitudes & Other Early Poems by Antonio Machado trans. Michael Smith & Luis Ingelmo (Shearsman Books)

In 1983 Charles Tomlinson published his Translations, a selection of poems which he had worked on with Henry Gifford from the University of Bristol. At the end of the introduction he asserted that the freedoms he had taken with the originals had been ‘to ensure a living result’. 545 more words


Higurashi Hou Translation Updated to Version 1.0; Further Updates?

Pearse Hillock has released a new 1.0 version of his Higurashi Hou translation patch. The new version adds a translation for the (insane) Staff Room, as well as correcting some grammatical errors. 149 more words

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