Saturday 27 March 2010

Translation of a poem by Tjitse Hofman


The bright red bike
of the young lad
lies crumpled
beside the road

Some blood
still sticks to
the handlebars

In the verge
lies a bell
with a smiling
Mickey Mouse next to
front-light fragments

He holds a balloon
and waves
with his hand

Byebye, laddie


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