Treasure Island

Imam Setiaji Ronoatmojo

(1 July 1960 / Cilacap (Indonesia))

2 Birds Conversation


'Am I allowed to die here? '
'Why not? '
'With grass, flowers or words? '
'They may be'
'Like the birds lay the memories'
'Yes, suddenly disappear when you do not tell'
'After he died in peace without worry'
'Probably no one felt the loss'
'Is not love... but rather the loss of freedom'
'Without a conversation anymore'
'Then disappear in death'
'Yes, suddenly disappear when you do not tell'
'Flowers, grass and your words'
'Memories that will soon disappear'

East Colfax Avenue,2010

Submitted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Edited: Tuesday, April 24, 2012

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This poem, I translated from my own poetry, which is written when I visited Denver, Colorado in fall 2010. The original version title in Indonesian, 'Percakapan 2 Burung'.

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