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Drawing Lesson and Singing Lesson

Two poems by Viacheslav Kupriyanov

Saturday 11 July 2015

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Drawing Lesson

A child cannot draw
all the sea
a child cannot draw
all the land
his meridians never converge
his parallels meet
he lets the round earth
slip from its net
of coordinates
and drift up into the sky
his distances
are out of step
are beyond him
he believes
mountains should be
no higher than hope
the sea should be
no deeper than sorrow
happiness should be
no further than the earth
the earth
should be
no bigger than
a child’s heart

درس نقاشی

یک کودک پگ دریا را رسم کرده نمی تواند
یک کودک رسم کرده نمی تواند زمین را پگ
خطوط او به سوی دو قطب
از دیدار موازی اش نمی گذرند
او زمین را گرد می ماند
یله از مسیر سامان داده شده اش
اجرا شده در آسمان
فاصله های او از گام خارجند
مرزهایش از وجود او فراترند
او باور دارد
باید کوتل ها
از امید بلند تر نباشند.
دریا-بحر ژرف تر از ناشادی نباشد
شادی نباید آینده ای طولانی تر از زمین باشد
زمین باید از قلب کودکی کلان تر نباشد

Singing Lesson

invented the cage
inventing wings

In cages
the winged sing
of the freedom
of flight

Before the cages
the wingless sing
of the justice
of cages

درس آواز

قفس را اختراع کرد
پیش از اختراع بال ها

در قفس
بالداران آواز خواندند
از آزادی
از پرواز

پیش از قفس ها
بی بالان آواز سر دادند
از عدالت
از قفس ها

دو شعر از ویاچسلاف کوپریانوف شاعر روسی با ترجمه کامران میرهزار

English translation by Francis R.Jones
Forest Books, London & Boston, 1992

Hazaragi- Dari translation by Hazara poet Kamran Mir Hazar

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