18 de fevereiro de 2006

A. R. Ammons (1926-2001)


It was May before my
attention came
to spring and

my word I said
to the southern slopes

missed it, it
came and went before
I got right to see:

don't worry, said the mountain,
try the later northern slopes
or if

you can climb, climb
into spring: but
said the mountain

it's not that way
with all things, some
that go are gone

A.R. Ammons

2 comentários:

João Villalobos disse...

Very true :)

Graça disse...

E é pena que, quando é possível, nem nos demos ao trabalho de "climb into spring"...