Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Point Cristina and Point Fernanda - Marcelo Ensema Nsang

Album of doves
that comes to coo
the sister couple
who sleep in the sea.
The air in the trees
starts to play
at being mime & comb
kiss & madrigal.
Light. Calm. Silence.
Waves, nothing more.
... & the two sisters,
wives of the sea.

Islotes Frente a Malabo, from Point Cristina
Photo by Jose Antonio
Marcelo Ensema Nsang (born 1947) Equatorial Guinea
Translated by David Shook and The Poetry Translation Workshop

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