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Poetry in Translation, (CCLXXXVIII) Alexandru VLAHUȚĂ (1858-1919), ROMANIA: “Bereft Country”, “Ţară de pripas” –

May 6th, 2014 · No Comments · PEOPLE, Poetry, quotations, Translations

In one decade all those arse lickers
Reached to the heights that ever were:
Too many of the baseless drifters
Each one is now millionaire.

Come join the spoils, you foreign dread,
To pluck out all that might be left!
What can one do? What can be said?
As our country is bereft!

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