by José Juan Tablada (1871 - 1945)
Translation © by Andrew Schneider

El gris caimán
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG
El gris caimán
Sobre la playa idéntica
Parece de cristal... 

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The gray caiman
Language: English  after the Spanish (Español) 
The gray caiman
Upon a beach identically colored
Looks like a crystal.

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Translations of title(s):
"Caimán" = "Caiman"
"El caimán" = "The caiman"


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This text was added to the website: 2019-12-24
Line count: 3
Word count: 12