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POETRY IN TRANSLATION (407), Anonymous, ENGLAND: “Epitaf pe o lespede de mormânt”

December 30th, 2016 · No Comments · Diaspora, Famous People, International Media, PEOPLE, Poetry, quotations, Translations

Educated at the University of Cambridge, as a Scholar at Peterhouse. For a number of years Constantin ROMAN lived in France, Norway, Holland and Indonesia and traveled extensively, as guest speaker to Academia and Industry. He published articles in scientific journals (“Nature”, “New Scientist”, etc.), newspapers and magazines (“The Times”, “Cambridge Review”, “Encounter”, “Revista Monumentelor Istorice”, “Manuscriptum”, “Magazin Istoric”) on a variety of subjects relating to History of Art, Architecture, Conservation, Poetry and Earth Sciences (Seismology and Petroleum Geology).

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Poetry in Translation (CCCXXVI), Eric Otto SIEPMANN (1903-1970) ENGLAND: “Epitaph”, “Epitaf”

March 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Books, Famous People, PEOPLE, Poetry, quotations, Translations

Eric Otto SIEPMANN (1903-1970)
„Epitaph”

Here at my desk I mock my fate,
If help comes now, it comes too late,
The valued pictures in my mind,
My sheer neglect, have made me blind.

My dream deserved a steady look,
I failed to put it in a book,
And now, and now I cannot see,
My dream destroyed reality…

No fact consoles me for my flight,
No truth can give me back my sight,
No dream can make me think I see,
No life is left, so bury me.

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Poetry in Romanian (CCCVI): Constantin ROMAN, ROMANIA/ENGLAND, “Epitaf I”

November 8th, 2014 · No Comments · Diaspora, International Media, PEOPLE, Poetry, quotations

Prostaţi vom fi de gravitate
Şi de orgoliul său latent.
Vom pierde ori ce levitate
Şi magnetismul remanent….

O! plângeţi miligali, oerstezi o mie!
Savantul a murit deunăzi:
De-atât amar, cu toţi ne-om repezi
Să-i luam fotoliul la Academie.

Dar plini de scrupule pentru Ecologie
L-om împăia, ca să nu îl uităm:
Cadavrul lui Antipa o să-l dăm,
Ca să–l admire marea Omenire.

Şi-acolo regăsindu-l, într-un fine,
Printre strămoşii noştri troglodiţi
Vom adăsta cu toţi, înmărmuriţi,
De acolada ce i se cuvine.

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Poetry in Translation, (CCLXXIV) – MEXICO, Octavio PAZ Lozano (1914– 1998): “Poet’s Epitaph”, “Epitaful Poetului”

March 13th, 2014 · No Comments · International Media, PEOPLE, Poetry, quotations, Translations

Epitaful Poetului
Octavio PAZ Lozano (1914– 1998)

A început să cânte, un cântec
ca să uite
adevărata sa viaţă de minciuni
şi să- şi aduc-aminte
minciunile adevăratei sale vieţi.

Rendered in Romanian by Constantin ROMAN,
© 2014 Copyright Constantin ROMAN, London

He tried to sing, singing
not to remember
his true life of lies
and to remember
his lying life of truths.

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Poetry in Translation (CXXXVII): Anonymous, “EPITAF PE O LESPEDE DE MORMÂNT”

November 7th, 2012 · No Comments · International Media, Poetry, quotations, Translations

Poetry in Translation (CXXXVII): Anonymous, “EPITAF PE O LESPEDE DE MORMÂNT”

“EPITAF PE O LESPEDE DE MORMÂNT”
(Poet anonim)

Am plâns si-am râs, ca nou născut:
Timpu-a’nceput.
Ca tânăr am iubit în vers –
Timpul a mers.
Când om în fire-am devenit –
Timpu-a fugit.
Când bătrâneţea s-arătat –
Timpu-a zburat.
Mergând prin viaţa ce-am avut –
Timpu-a trecut.
Eu Ţie, sufletu-mi închin –
AMIN!

(Rendered in Romanian
by Constantin ROMAN, London,
© 2012, Copyright Constantin ROMAN)

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