Shipwreck

A free translation from the French of a poem pasted on the wall in rue des Vignes.

 

I cannot tell

if I wander

or founder, rudderless,

among the narrow streets

of this aging world.

 

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

11 thoughts on “Shipwreck”

      1. Don’t ask me … I’m ignorant. What I must comment though is that your translation is beautiful and translating poetry is an art in itself.

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