KASALA POUR MOI-MÊME - II

KASALA POUR MOI-MÊME - II

 

Mwanza Mbala

Mwanza Nkangi

serpent mâle

serpent femelle

radié du Ciel du Sommet

pour nonchalance, doublée d’insolence

je suis devenu par le grand hasard

Mwanza Nkongolu, l’Arc-en-ciel

qui coupe le ciel en deux poires

qui arrête la pluie

et sa mégestion

KASALA FOR MYSELF II

 

Mwanza Mbala

Mwanza Nkangi

male serpent

female serpent

hurled from High Heaven

for nonchalance, lined with insolence

I’ve become by purest chance

Mwanza Nkongolo, the Rainbow

who seeks the sky in a middle ground

who stops the rain

and its mishandling

Translation: J. Bret Maney

KASALA VOOR MEZELF - II

 

Mwanza Mbala

Mwanza Nkangi

mannetjesslang 

wijfjesslang

gebannen uit de Hoge Hemel

wegens achteloosheid, in combinatie met brutaliteit

door het grootste toeval ben ik  

Mwanza Nkongolo geworden, de Regenboog  

die de hemel in twee helften verdeelt

de regen verdrijft

en zijn gesel

Vertaling: Katelijne De Vuyst

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