Roman Elegies – VI by Joseph Brodsky

In much belated response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Finite Creatures.”

Also in response to today’s meditation in a yoga class.

Unqualified literal translation by yours truly accompanies the original Continue reading “Roman Elegies – VI by Joseph Brodsky”

So Many Colors and So Much Beauty

It’s a beautiful sunny day in May.  I am seven and a half years old. My first year of school is almost over.  We had the finals last week, and now it’s just day trips, games outside, and going over the summer homework.  I am the best at reading in my class, because I can read 120 words a minute, measured by a little cute sand clock. Continue reading “So Many Colors and So Much Beauty”