La mamma

di Ada Negri


La mamma non è più giovane
e ha già molti capelli
grigi: ma la sua voce è squillante
di ragazzetta e tutto in lei è chiaro
ed energico: il passo, il movimento,
lo sguardo, la parola


by Ada Negri


Mother is no longer young
and much of her hair
is grey: but her voice is as bubbly
as a young girl’s and everything about her
is light and energetic: her step, her movements
her eyes, her words

Translation by ©Matilda Colarossi

Other works by Ada Negri are found here on paralleltexts. M.C.
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