Off topic: a poem by Wallace Stevense
Thread poster: tahani swalmha

tahani swalmha
Palestine
Local time: 13:25
Arabic to English
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May 23, 2013

This is a poem in English by Wallace Stevens and its translation in Arabic by me. Any comments and opinions from you will be welcomed.


Another Weeping Woman
Pour the unhappiness out
From your too bitter heart,
Which grieving will not sweeten.

Poison grows in this dark.
It is in the water of tears
Its black blooms rise.

The magnificent cause of being,
The imagination, the one reality
In this imagined world

Leaves you
With him for whom no phantasy moves,
And you are pierced by a death.

Wallace Stevens


and here's the Arabic translation
امرأةٌ أخرى تنتحب.

اسكبي التعاسة خارج قلبكِ
الموجوع جداً,
حيث أنَّ الحزن لن يحلو.

في هذا الظلام ينمو السُمْ,
ينهضُ عنفوانه الأسود
من ماء الدمع.

سبب الوجود العظيم,
الحقيقة الوحيدة في هذا
(العالم المُتَخَيَلْ, هو ( الخيال

العالم؛ يترككِ مع من لا
خيال لديه .
يدَعُكِ ويطعنكِ الموت.


Wallace Stevens.


 


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