Sunday, February 1, 2015

February 2015 Theme Day: What would you miss?


If I had to leave forever my city/province I would miss most my mountains,
my friends and my mother's language.


As a Bonus a Poem of my friend Roland Verra in Ladin language
(my mother's language)

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Ala fin dl viac
te tieres dalonc
che duc va a crì
me sënti sota l ciarijé
y scoti su
la gotes pesoces
tuman tla veja
che les dlot...

L ncësa ie ulache
n uel redierjer
da uni marueia...

(Roland Verra)

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At the end of the voyage
in faraway countries
all are craving for
I sit down
under the cherry-tree
and listen
to the heavy drops
falling on the grass
and drowning there...

Your home is where
you want to return to
from any marvel...

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23 comments:

  1. Moving and extremely convincing... Great post, Karl!

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  2. Beautifully said in both tongues.

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  3. I love both the poem and the mountains.

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  4. Three very good reasons never to leave Karl :)

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  5. Love the poem. Love the idea of missing your mother's language. So poetic and the view is divine!

    Janis
    GDP

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  6. Wonderful poetry and I too would miss mountains like that Karl! Language is a great choice as well,

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  7. Love your choice for the theme day. Well done!

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  8. Karl, through the years your photos have shown your love and understanding of your mountains. Thank you for sharing your vision.

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  9. I happen to know that those are some of the most beautiful mountains in the world so I don't blame you! Wonderful post!

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  10. That's a wonderful post. I would miss those mountains too.

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  11. That's a lovely poem and a good choice for the day!

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  12. Lovely post for Theme day Karl! The poem is wonderful.

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  13. I love how you call them "my mountains." So true.
    Thanks for showing us what Ladin looks like. A beautiful post.

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  14. Bei Dir ist es auch nicht schlecht Karl :-) und schönes Gedicht!

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  15. What a superb poem...I think, Karl, if you move away it better be to Switzerland or to the Rocky Mountains in the USA! :)

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  16. Beautiful mountains and a lovely view of them. I can see why you chose them for the theme day!

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  17. Beautiful poetry, and those mountains are gorgeous!

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  18. Lovely. And a language I previously knew nothing about....

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  19. The mountains of South Tyrol are spectacular. It is easy to see why you would miss them. (And a fine bonus poem!)

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  20. I can see why you'd miss the mountains. They are so beautiful!

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  21. Important to leave old languages alive, I can also understand that you would miss the mountains.

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  22. Ein wunderschöner Blick! Kann ich absolut verstehen, dass du deine Heimat vermissen würdest!

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  23. I also would miss the mountains if I lived where you live.
    You had excellent reasons to stay to miss your home region.

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