What’s in a name?

Nombre

 

La poeta flor y flower

poet guide the pen to

separate ends.

 

Two points of views. 

negative and positive

attitudes.  Which is

best, up to you.

 

Flower poet

romantic

but hardly

shows it

 

La poeta flor

Dice el amor

Es ¡superior!

 

Flower poet

Hates her name

Wish it would

Drown in the rain

 

¿Qué? La flor

Existe y crece

Bajo el sol

 

 

Flower Poet

Plots to kill

all red roses

and daffodils

 

Poeta flor existe

para compartir amor

Sin temor

 

Poets nacen de papel.

Which is best is up

to the pen.

 

 

 

 

 

Translation

 

 

 

 

 

Name

 

 

La poeta flor* y flower

poet guide the pen to

separate ends.

 

 

Two points of views. 

negative and positive

attitudes.  Which is

best, up to you.

 

 

Flower poet

romantic

but hardly

shows it

 

 

La poeta flor

says love is

superior

 

 

 

Flower poet

Hates her name

Wish it would

Drown in the rain

 

 

What? under the sun

Flowers exist

and grow.

 

 

Flower Poet

Plots to kill

all red roses

and daffodils

 

 

Poeta flor exists to

share love with no

fear

 

 

 

Poets are born from paper.

Which is best, is up

to the pen.

 

 

 

* La poeta flor is flower poet.

2 thoughts on “What’s in a name?

  1. ruleofstupid

    I’d love to see this with the translation completely inverted (i.e. in the translation the Eng is Spa as well as Spa to Eng – Is it Spanish or Portuguese? showing my ignorance…)

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