And I do not care

May 18, 2007

225 days under grass
and you know more than I.
they have long taken your blood,
you are a dry stick in a basket.
is this how it works?
in this room
the hours of love
still make shadows.

when you left
you took almost
I kneel in the nights
before tigers
that will not let me be.

what you were
will not happen again.
the tigers have found me
and I do not care.

[Charles Bukowsky, For Jane]


4 Responses to “And I do not care”

  1. Dyotana said

    Mi chiedevo: le poesie si riportano nella lingua originale o tradotte?

  2. Alessandro Capriccioli said

    Come preferisce chi le riporta, presumo…

  3. giulia said

    Alessandro ho letto la poesia anche se in questo momento non ho propriamente l’animo poetico. Ho pubblicato in entrambi i miei blog un video che credo ti interesserebbe anche se ritengo possibile che tu lo conosca già. Vieni a dare un’occhiata appena puoi. Un abbraccio.

  4. Alessandro Capriccioli said

    Un abbraccio a te.

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