Monday, June 29, 2015

Copla: El candil se está apagando/ The lamp is dying (Spanish and English)

El candil se está apagando,
la alcuza no tiene aceite--
no te digo que te vayas,
no te digo que te quedes.

(Canto popular español)

The lamp is dying,
the oil bottle empty.
I don't say go--
I don't say stay.

tr. E. A. Costa 29 June, 2015 Granada, Nicaragua

1 comment:

Kort said...

This is a haiku
But this isn't a haiku
I can't figure it