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

Entre las ondas azules y blancas
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Entre las ondas azules y blancas
Rueda la natación de las toninas
Arabescos de olas y de anclas.

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This text was added to the website: 2010-09-03
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Between blue and white waves
Language: English  after the Spanish (Español) 
Between blue and white waves,
The swimming of the dolphins rolls around,
Arabesques of waves and anchors.

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Translations of title(s):
"Toninas" = "The dolphins"
"Las toninas" = "The dolphins"


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This text was added to the website: 2019-12-24
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Word count: 17