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Apr. 26th, 2012 09:24 pm
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third lopes of the month no regrets.

I don't like books

I don’t like books
as much
as Mallarmé seems
to have liked them
I’m not a book
and when people say
I really like your books
I wish I could say
like the poet Cesariny
listen
what I’d really like
is for you to like me
books aren’t made
of flesh and blood
and when I feel
like crying
it doesn’t help
to open a book
I need a hug
but thank God
the world isn’t a book
and chance doesn’t exist
still and all I really like
books
and believe in the Resurrection
of books
and believe that in Heaven
there are libraries
and reading and writing

-- Adília Lopes

Date: 2012-04-27 05:40 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] sashatwen.livejournal.com
Sigh. Beautiful as always.

This reminds me I've been meaning to translate some of my favorite German song lyrics into English. I should do that sometime, too.

Date: 2012-04-27 07:49 pm (UTC)
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From: [identity profile] acchikocchi.livejournal.com
Hurray. :) And yes, I'd love to read them!

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