Saturday, 24 February 2018

Earthly Sojourn - Alain Mabanckou

New day
Promise of light
Flowers blooming
Joy of living
Earth is a thousand-leaved garden
but also
a dump for rent
with Death-front views...

to J. Dipongo, the vanished one

Alain Mabanckou (born 1966) Republic of Congo
Translated by John Keene
Source: J's Theater

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