Advertisement

Ne chantez pas la Mort (traduction en anglais)

Advertisement
Relecture demandée par l’auteur(e)
traduction en anglais

Don't ever sing of death

Don't ever sing of death, an unhealty subject.
The mere word casts a chill no sooner it's been said.
Show-business people will foretell your the worst flop
It's a taboo topic for the outcast poet.
Death
Death
 
I sing of her, and soon, miracle of vowels,
it seems like Death becomes the twin sister of Love.
Death who's waiting for us, Love whose name we call.
And if one doesn't come, the other surely will.
Death
Death
 
Mine will not have, like in dictionaries,
a shroud over bare bones and a scythe in her hands.
She'll be a redhead lass in her glorious twenties,
wearing a bridal veil, she'll have all that I need.
Death
Death
 
Two great ocean eyes, an ingenuous voice,
the meek smile of a child over her crimson lips.
The sweet girl will appease on her bared breast
my burnt out eyelids and my old parched face.
Death
Death
 
A Mozart requiem rather than danse macabre,
wretched accordion waltz in Saint-Saëns museum.
Death is beauty, the quick flash of a saber,
she's the sweet penthotal of both mind and senses.
Death
Death
 
Don't you go mistaking the effect for the cause.
Death is deliverance, she know that Time itself
steals something from us with each new passing day,
be it a tuft of hair, ivory from our teeth.
Death
Death
 
She is euthanasia, the ultimate nurse.
She comes on time to put and end to the whole game,
near the wounded soldier in the rice paddies mud,
by the chilled old man in the unheated room.
Death
Death
 
Time is the horrendous slow ticking of the clock
Death is infinity in her eternity.
But what becomes of those who walk forth to meet her?
As we earn a living, do we have to deserve
Death
Death
Death?
 
This translation does not claim to be of any particular value.
Glad if you liked it, sorry if you didn't.
You can reuse it as you please.
Glad if it's for knowledge or understanding, sorry if it's just for money or fame.
Publié par petit élève le Dim, 03/06/2018 - 22:25
Ajouté en réponse à la demande de gamgin
Commentaires de l’auteur(e) :

I'm not too proud of this one, but since nobody showed up...

L’auteur(e) de cette traduction a demandé une relecture. Cela signifie qu’il ou elle sera ravi(e) de recevoir des remarques, corrections, suggestions, etc. Si vous avez des notions dans ces deux langues, n’hésitez pas à ajouter un commentaire.
français

Ne chantez pas la Mort

Plus de traductions de « Ne chantez pas la ... »
Collections avec « Ne chantez pas la ... »
Idioms from "Ne chantez pas la ..."
Commentaires