The Open

Where even the shadow
has light,
there summer
is spoken.

Where darkness
speaks you–
a word–
you still say light.

Where the
body is,
you say convocation,
absolute sun.

–Andrés Sánchez Robyana, trans. J. Mayhew, in The Nation 295:16 (15.X.2012): 32.

Axé.

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2 responses to “The Open

  1. Jonathan

    Great poet. Thanks for re-posting that.

    –The Translator

  2. Z

    The poem and the translation are both great.

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