Rain in June

none the steadfast
but rain in June
where the longing for flowering trees
hidden among its drops

none the wiser
but rain in June
when unsteady step leaves a trail
deleted without hesitation

none so enlighted
but rain in June
who let the unspoken absorbed
by the roots of the flowering tree

Translated by me on June 2014

[Disclaimer: ‘Rain in June’ is not a poem that I wrote myself, but Sapardi Djoko Damono poem titled ‘Hujan Bulan Juni’ which I have translated]


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