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Williams, William Carlos: Suzanne

Portre of Williams, William Carlos

Suzanne (English)

Brother Paul! look!
- but he rushes to a different
The moon!
I heard shrieks and thought:
What's that?
That's just Suzanne
talking to the moon!
Pounding on the window
with both fists:
     Paul!     Paul!
- and talking to the moon.
and pounding the glass
with both fists!
Brother Paul! the moon!

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Zsuzsanna (Hungarian)

Bátyám, Pál! Nézd csak!
- de ő egy másik
ablakhoz rohan.
A hold!
Sikolyokat hallok:
Mi lehet ez?
Nicsak, ez Zsuzsanna,
a holdhoz beszél!
Az ablakra csap
két ököllel:
    Pál!    Pál!
- s a holdhoz beszél.
veri az üveget
két ököllel!
Bátyám, Pál! A hold!

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