Liisa Maripuu - Unenäo Kaugusel (English translation)

Estonian

Unenäo Kaugusel

täiskuu ei hiline kunagi
kuid vahel jääb ta nii kauaks
saame koiduni hakkama kuidagi
fantoomvalude taustal
kui südalinn nii heledalt kumab
me tähesadu ei näegi
ja vahel ju ehmatab ära ka
kui mõni soov täide läebki
 
miks ei saa sõba ma silmale
kui tantsivad varjud kuu valguses
miks ei tule mul siis just und
kui asud unenäo kaugusel
 
läbi seinte kõnnib armastus öösel
kikivarvul hiilib su ligi
punub pesa kopsude vahele
ja nii oledki pigis
ja pääsupojad tõusevad rinnust
justkui tähtedel kõnnid
on kelmikad sädemed silmis
suul naeratus õnnis
ja me muigame jultunult
justkui vaid meie teaks valemit
ja me suudleme tänava keskel
ei tunne täna me pahesid
ja nii uskumatuna näib kõik
nii imelisena
kui me vaid võtaks aega
et imetleda
 
miks ei saa sõba ma silmale
kui tantsivad varjud kuu valguses
miks ei tule mul siis just und
kui asud unenäo kaugusel
 
Submitted by Mr.Michael on Wed, 08/02/2017 - 03:21
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English translation

In a Dream's Distance

The full moon is never late
but sometimes she stays for so long.
Somehow we manage till the dawn
in the background of phantomic pains.
When the city centre glows so brightly,
we can't see the starfall
and sometimes it startles too
when some wish gets fulfilled.
 
Why can't I get a wink of sleep
when the shadows are dancing in the moonlight?
Why can't I sleep just then
when you are in a dream's distance?
 
Love walks through walls at night,
on tiptoe it sneaks to you,
builds a nest between the lungs
and that's how you get in trouble.
And baby swallows rise from your chest,
you walk as if on stars,
there are playful sparks in your eyes,
a blissful smile on your lips
and we smirk blatantly
as it only we knew the formula.
And we kiss in the middle of the street,
today we know no vices
and it all seems so unbelievable,
so wonderful
if we only took some time
to marvel.
 
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Submitted by nykti-eoikuia on Tue, 07/03/2017 - 21:03
Added in reply to request by Zarina01
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