Translation © by Poom Andrew Pipatjarasgit

Qué es poesía?, dices mientras clavas
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG
¿Qué es poesía?, dices mientras clavas
en mi pupila tu pupila azul.
¡Qué es poesía!,  ¿Y tú me lo preguntas?
Poesía... eres tú.

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This text was added to the website: 2010-09-04
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What is poetry? you ask while
Language: English  after the Spanish (Español) 
What is poetry? you ask while
your blue eyes stare into mine.
What is poetry! You're asking me? you.

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This text was added to the website: 2018-08-03
Line count: 4
Word count: 20