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Poetry in Translation, (CCCII): Robert FROST (1894-1963), U.S.A.: “Fire and Ice”, “Foc şi viscol“

October 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · PEOPLE, Poetry, quotations, Translations

Poetry in Translation, (CCCII): Robert FROST (1894-1963), U.S.A.:
“Fire and Ice”, “Foc şi viscol“

Robert Frost Poems
Fire and Ice
(Robert FROST)

Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
From what I’ve tasted of desire
I hold with those who favor fire.
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate
To say that for destruction ice
Is also great
And would suffice.

* * * * * *

Robert FROST
Foc şi viscol

Proorocii zic că vom pieri în foc;
Alţii că vom muri în viscol.
Din câte am avut noroc,
Prefer al focului târcol.
Dar de ar fi să mor de două ori,
Eu cred c-aş merita destulă parte,
Să mor în viscol, fiindu-mi mai uşor,
Plăcându-mi, foarte,
Şi cred c-ar fi pe placul tuturor.

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