The Water of Life

by Dumitru Velea

You have made your home in my Eyes,

you are weaving a net with delicate hands
through which my tears flow
every day.

And the trace of salt
left from past times
shines on my face.

Translated by Mariana Zavati Gardner

Dumitru Velea

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Velea Dumitru was born in 1948. He graduated from the Faculty of Philology Craiova, 1973. UNITER and is a member of the Writers' Union of Romania (Drama Department).

Last updated January 16, 2014