Mozart Appeared on the Stage by alisa velaj

They all said that
There was the place where acacia flowers take their rest
They all said that
And a child pointed to Salieri’s grave
Lying a little further ahead
At dusk when oblivion invades the rivers
Mozart appeared on stage holding acacia flowers in

 

 his hands
And wept ...

 

 

--Translations from Albanian to English by Ukë ZENEL Buçpapaj
(This poem is included in Velaj's poetry book "A Gospel of Light" published by Aquillrellle.)

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