Page: Profile: Poetry
||Total Views: 11,525,533
VxPoem ID: 7248
Posted: November 5th. 2004 7:47:25 PM
What Was That Word?!
by Phronesus Disegno
Age Group: Adult
You said that there was "something" there
That took you by surprise,
You did not know just what to do
With bright blue sparkling eyes...
This "something" there that caught your eye
Made you consider it's meaning:
What is your purpose in the world
Of constant intervening?
You wonder if you're a solemn tree
A Beech tree or a Palm
And then you say you're just one leaf
So humbly and calm
Or are you like the written word?
No, you're vocabulary...
A being of life just like a star
In our revolving galaxy...
All in all, your existence shines
Not limited to just one thing;
All and nothing at the very same time,
This question they do bring:
That "something" that inspired you
That brought about this cause
The Hungarian word I can't translate,
The word of "ananász"...
I've tried so hard to translate it,
It's meaning I can't grapple,
But somehwere in my mind I think...
Does "ananász" mean "pineapple"? :-D
Author's Notes: A response to Sheila's past poem, "Váratlanul Érkezet Az Ananász", located here on WitchVox at:
Note to Sheila: Thanks for writing this poem in Hungarian, it took me almost two hours to translate it! :-) But it was very interesting and I really needed the practice. Now seriously, does that word mean "pineapple" or am I just losing my mind? ;-)
ADDENDUM: Shiela responded with the poem at the following link:
It turns out, I haven't lost my mind! :-) The word really does mean "pineapple". hee-hee
Author's Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
More Poems: Phronesus Disegno has posted 627 additional poems- View them?
Author's Profile: To learn more about Phronesus Disegno - Click HERE
Contact Me Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.