Rima XXI

by Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer (translated from the original Spanish by Daniel Hardman)

What is poetry? — you say,
my eye holding in your eye of blue.
What is poetry? And you ask it of me?
Poetry — is you.

blue eyes

photo credit: Antropsicosociopatologico (Flickr)

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About Daniel Hardman

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