It’s that time of the year again when I pick one lovely poem from Eminescu (well known Romanian poet) and this year, I’ve chosen a ballad of love and yearning where the man is desperately waiting for his lover to come to him. Some finer points lost in translation are the use of the possessiveContinue reading “De ce nu-mi vii? … Mihai Eminescu”
You probably know what day it was yesterday. Yep, 15th of January and I forgot to do what I do every year, which is on the anniversary of the death of the Greatest Romanian Poet, I pick a poem and translate it for you. Just so you remember, these are the last contenders from theContinue reading “Eminescu – Dorinţa (Desire)”
It’s that time of the year again when I’m celebrating Romanian poetry from M. Eminescu. You have seen the sleepy birds and you have also seen childhood go away and not Haddaway but a new take on what is love. This year, a secret love comes about.
Somnoroase păsărele Pe la cuiburi se adună, Se ascund în rămurele – Noapte bună!Doar izvoarele suspină, Pe când codrul negru tace; Dorm şi florile-n grădină – Dormi în pace! Trece lebăda pe ape Între trestii să se culce – Fie-ţi îngerii aproape, Somnul dulce! Peste-a nopţii feerie Se ridică mândra lună, Totu-i vis şi armonieContinue reading “Sleepy Birds – Somnoroase Pasarele (Eminescu)”
I has been another year since I celebrated the birth of the great Romanian poet Mihai Eminescu. He died oh so very young but his poems live on and so does his ability to give me shivers whenever I read it out loud. Here’s one I found called “what is love?” 🙂 It’s not HaddawayContinue reading “Ce e amorul? Mihai Eminescu (What is love?)”
I know there are a lot of people who love poetry among the blogosphere and I know that some of you might have heard about a poet called Eminescu. He was born in the 15th of January 1850 in Botosani, Romania, and even though he died young, he managed to write a lot of poetriesContinue reading “Eminescu: my reason for loving poetry”