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Poetry in Translation (CCCLXI), Philip LARKIN (1922, Coventry, England – 1985, Hull, England), GREAT BRITAIN/ENGLAND: “This Be The Verse”, “Soroc”

October 20th, 2015 · No Comments · Books, Famous People, International Media, Poetry, quotations, Translations

This Be The Verse
Man hands on misery to man.
It deepens like a coastal shelf.
Get out as early as you can,
And don’t have any kids yourself.

Căci omul moşteneşte din străbuni
Mizeria din sufletul adânc:
Să pleci din casa asta de nebuni,
Dar mai ales să n-ai cumva vre-un prunc!

Rendered in Romanian by Constantin ROMAN

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