Robert Zend


Signo

Por Ferenc Karinthy

Mi vojaĝas
Mapo sur genuoj
Mi gvidas mian vojon trans ĝi

Bela pejzaĝo?
Kial gapi ĝin?
La grava afero
Estas klako de fotilo
Jen . kaptis ĝin

Mi promenas trans
la scenejon de l aktualo
Mi deklamas mian parton
Jarcentoj observas

Miaj faroj estas frazoj
En ia granda libro

Mi amas
Mi suferas
Mi malsategas tremas
Feliĉas malfeliĉas
Mi ne estas grava
la poemo estas

Mia vivo
dokumento

Elangligis Ralph Dumain
(el De Nulo al Unu, 1973)


Sign

for Ferenc Karinthy

I travel
map on my lap
I make my way across it

A beautiful landscape?
Why stare at it?
The important thing
is the click of the camera
there... got it

I walk across
the stage of the present
I recite my lines
centuries are watching

My deeds are sentences
in some great book

I love
I suffer
I starve shiver
am happy unhappy
I am not important
the poem is

My life
a document


 

SOURCE: Zend, Robert. From Zero to One, translated by Robert Zend and John Robert Colombo (Mission, BC: The Sono Nis Press, 1973), p. 109.

Original poem © Janine Zend, all rights reserved. See The Robert Zend Website for further information and to make financial contributions to support Zend’s publications in English.

Zend in Esperanto (The Robert Zend Website)



Robert Zend en Esperanto

Robert Zend (Hungarian-Canadian writer, 1929-1985): Dedications, Works, Links
(includes, in English, on this site / inkluzivas anglalingve / ĉi-reteje:)
Robert Zend & Esperanto

Robert Zend: Selected Volumes: Tables of Contents

Futurology, Science Fiction, Utopia, and Alienation
in the Work of Imre Madách, György Lukács, and Other Hungarian Writers:
Select Bibliography

Frigyes & Ferenc Karinthy in English

Frigyes (Frederiko) Karinthy (1887-1938) en Esperanto

Esperanto & Interlinguistics Study Guide /
Retgvidilo pri Esperanto & Interlingvistiko

Offsite:

Robert Zend @ Reason & Society

Robert Zend @ Ĝirafo


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