La mañana luminosa / Rafael Cadenas

The luminous morning

The luminous morning
authorizes me
to look.

The leaves on the trees
for whoever sees them.

Amidst the clouds
pours a light
that deifies.
It’s the one we see every day,
in other words, new.

is covered with names.

{ Rafael Cadenas, Sobre abierto, Valencia, España: Editorial Pre-Textos, 2012 }

1 comment:

richard lopez said...

hi guillermo, fantastic translations of cadenas. i've been going thru your cadenas archive here on your blog these few months. most recently was a few days ago. i hold cadenas in the highest esteem and thank you for your translations of this extraordinary poet. i'll i can ask is for more rafael cadenas, please! perhaps translate and essay or two as well?