Fountain by Astrid Cabral translated by Alexis Levitin




Somersault of rain

In a mortar of stone.


Cascade without revolt

Disciplined waters

Dancing beneath an open sky.


Rivuletís nicker

Liquid mane

on a day of flames.





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Astrid Cabral

Alexis Levitin