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City by the Danube

Wind passing me
Like a hurried stranger
And stairs
Going straight into the water.

Muddy river with waves
Like little dolphins
Racing each other.

And a boat
With two happy fishermen 
In search of beloved certainty.

Beautiful child 
Caressing my soul 
Why are you sad?
I am not,
I’m just watching the drops
Biting my shoes
And roaring.

Another shore
And a forest
A mile away
Fighting for horizon
With a mountain
Tired and old
As if lost in thought
And roaring.

- Mirel Brisca

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