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L'isola (English translation)

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L'isola

All’ombra della vela
Sedeva il pescatore
Lenta scivolava la barca
Sopra il fiume
Lungo le due rive
Solo alberi fioriti
Mentre si smarriva
E dimenticava il tempo del suo viaggio...
 
Sereno navigava
Quando all’improvviso
Il fiume si nascose in una gola scura
E si fece notte
Sin che il monte non si aprì
E gli apparve allora
Fra le nuvole, sconosciuta, una pianura...
 
L’isola, sconosciuta l’isola
Ora la vedeva... così vicina
 
Ed il fiume allora
Lui felice risalì
Certo di potere
Ritrovare un giorno la traccia del suo viaggio...
 
All’ombra della vela
Sedeva il pescatore
Lasciando scivolare
La barca lungo il fiume
Ma la via per l’isola
Lui non seppe ritrovare
Mentre navigava
Sempre più svaniva il ricordo del suo viaggio...
 
L’isola, sconosciuta l’isola
Ora la vedeva... così vicina
 
Submitted by Alberto ScottiAlberto Scotti on 2020-12-23
Last edited by Alberto ScottiAlberto Scotti on 2021-10-23
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The island

In the shadow of the sail
The fisherman was sitting
Slowly, the boat was sliding
On the river
Along the two banks,
Only flowered trees
While he was loosing
And forgetting the time of his journey…
 
Serene he was sailing,
When, suddenly
The river hid in a dark gorge
And the night came
Until the mountain opened
And then, in the middle of the clouds,
A plain appeared to him, unknown.
 
The unknown island…, the island
Now he was seeing it…so near
 
And then he went up
The river, happily
Of being able
To find one day the trace of his journey…
 
In the shadow of the sail
The fisherman was seated
Letting the boat
Slide down the river
But the route to the island,
He didn’t know how to find it again
While he was sailing,
The memory of his journey
fainted more and more…
 
The island…the unknown island
Now, he was seeing it…so near
 
Thanks!
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Submitted by La IsabelLa Isabel on 2022-10-02
Author's comments:

Once again, many thanks to Marco!

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