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Sonia Bueno

THE PLACE THEY TRAVEL

the place they travel towards the place they have explored for years
their feet have already dried the sea and still mark
buried waves


–an other digs in the horizon the thirst



until his fingernails describe
                                            a murmur
                                                          yellow


                                     as of waves
    splintered other nails

DE PLEK WAAR ZE NAARTOE GAAN

de plek waar ze naartoe gaan de plek die ze al jaren belopen
hun voeten droogden de zee al en maken nog sporen in
begraven golven


–een ander          wroet in de horizon de dorst



zelfs de nagels beschrijven
                                            een geelkleurig
                                                                    geruis


                                              als van golven
gesplinterde andere nagels

el lugar al que viajan el lugar que desandan hace años
sus pies ya han secado el mar y huellan aún
olas enterradas


—un otro           escarba en el horizonte la sed



hasta las uñas describen
                                      un murmullo
                                                            amarillo


                                  como de olas
astilladas otras uñas
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THE PLACE THEY TRAVEL

the place they travel towards the place they have explored for years
their feet have already dried the sea and still mark
buried waves


–an other digs in the horizon the thirst



until his fingernails describe
                                            a murmur
                                                          yellow


                                     as of waves
    splintered other nails

THE PLACE THEY TRAVEL

the place they travel towards the place they have explored for years
their feet have already dried the sea and still mark
buried waves


–an other digs in the horizon the thirst



until his fingernails describe
                                            a murmur
                                                          yellow


                                     as of waves
    splintered other nails
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