Ajar open letter to…- Lettera socchiusa a… – Scrisoare întredeschisă către…

valeriu dg barbu

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I won’t call you “dear”, not even out of the usual kindness used in letters. I will cut to the chase, or not, I was into the chase until now, now I am getting out of it by telling you the following. 
The exit is not an exorcism, nor extirpation, maybe a birth – a late one- through budding. In you or with you, I stayed for so damn long, I always urged you to choose with your heart, you, no, you are cerebral, calculated, cold, suspicious, realist… realist? What is reality?
I always tried to write to you and you, the coward, like most of those calculated ones, you would tear the page. You don’t dear tear this one because this time, I am writing on your chest – I should have thought of it before.
Our lives were packed with wonderful stories. You demanded all the…

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bad rest – mal’ riposo – odihna rea

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With one gesture I dilute the colors in strips
Transparency means now rest – one would think that I closed my eyes
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I break twigs from the crown of sadness, one by one
Silent, but not quiet, inside, divided the words draw from tensions
Hush… the harlequin is awake; he is swinging his paper bedcover
The virginity of one playing card becomes thus underwear, I keep it hidden Intact, I am waiting
And while at it, I trim the extremely outgrown second hands, I cut limping shades
One would think that it’s the end of the world, hmm
Transparency means rest, you’ll see
From now on the decors and the signs assumed secret, prophetic, will be read
By just any chance wise man

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solo con un gesto diluisco i colori in strisce
la trasparenza significa ora… riposo – potrai pensare che ho chiuso gli occhi
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rompo…

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