From child to woman (De niña a mujer)

English translation

From child to woman

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You were a very quiet child
and you already liked me
your gaze looked for mine
you were pretending to be a woman.
 
A few years passed
dressed as another person
and without expectations
I liked you as well.
 
I missed you so much
that not having you at my side
I dream of seeing you again.
Meanwhile I was imagining you growing
to a woman.
 
And that quiet child
was flying so high
that my gaze was trying to reach her
But I couldn't see her.
 
I stopped her on time, thinking
that she shouldn't grow up.
But time was cheating me
my child has becom a woman.
 
I loved her so much
that when she left my side
I knew I would lose her
Because her soul was changing
from child to woman.
 
I loved her so much
that when she left my side
I knew I would lose her
Because her soul was changing
from child to woman.
 
Submitted by thesmokersspot on Wed, 28/03/2012 - 23:04
Last edited by Aldefina on Thu, 12/05/2016 - 16:11
Author's comments:

This is a slightly more correct version of what you already have posted. Most online translators give you aliteral translation, and that dosn't always work out. This version should make a little more sense, however, there are some things that just can't be translated.

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Spanish

De niña a mujer

Eras niña de largos silencios
y ya me querías bien.
Tu mirada buscaba la mía
jugabas a ser mujer.
 

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Aldefina     May 12th, 2016

I have reformatted your translation and added some missing periods. I haven't changed anything else.