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Giraffe

Жираф

Today I can see that your gaze is especially sad;
Your hands are especially slender, encircling your knees.
But listen to this: far away, far away, near Lake Chad
A giraffe paces elegantly.

A figure of grace and a lifetime of bliss are his boon,
And a magical pattern adorns his magnificent hide,
Which no one would dare to compare with except for the moon
As it glitters and sways on the lakes that are misty and wide.

From afar he might look like a ship’s billowed sails painted bright,
And his gait is as smooth as the jubilant winging of birds.
I know the earth witnesses many a marvelous sight,
When at sunset he hides in the grotto of marble unheard.

I know the gay tales of mysterious realms, and the songs
Of an African maiden, of a young baron’s passion and pain;
But you have been breathing this slumberous fog much too long,
You will not believe, not in anything, save for the rain.

So how can I tell you my tales of that tropical land,
The slim, bending palm trees, the scent of unthinkable green?...
— You weep? Well, then listen to this... far away, near Lake Chad
A giraffe paces elegantly.

Другие переводы:

  • Английский
    Лидия Разран Стоун
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  • Джеймс Скоттс
    The Giraffe
  • Ольга Слободкина
    Giraffe
  • Бартон Раффел, Алла Бураго
    The Giraffe
  • Фёдор Манин
    Giraffe
  • Тамара Вардомская
    The Giraffe
  • Дон Магер
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  • Маша Блох
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  • Марианна Кауфман
    Giraffe
  • Ричард Маккейн
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  • Миша Руднев
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  • Оксана Соловьева
    Giraffe
  • Стефен Додсон
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  • Алексей Ткаченко-Гастев
    The Giraffe
  • Александр Ситницкий
    The Giraffe
  • Малькольм Линдси
    The Giraffe
  • Александр Шаумян
    The Giraffe
  • Катарина Гилберт
    The Giraffe
  • Бабр
    Giraffe
  • Бренди Вермильон
    The Giraffe
  • Болгарский
    Бойко Ламбовски
    Жираф
  • Иврит
    Лиля Голдовская
    ג`ירפ
  • Макар Свирепый
    ג`ירפ
  • Испанский
    Луис Гомес де Аранда, Елена Курченко
    Jirafa
  • Эрнесто Эрнандес Бусто, Хосе Мануэль Прието
    Jirafa
  • Амайя Лакаса, Рафаэль Руис де ла Кеста
    La Jirafa
  • Ксения Дьяконова, Хосе Матео
    La Jirafa
  • Итальянский
    Амедео Анелли
    La giraffa
  • Мануэла Витторелли
    La Giraffa
  • Алекс Бронштейн
    Giraffa
  • Каталанский
    Джулия Феррер, Ричард Сан Винсенте
    La Girafa
  • Китайский
    Хуа Ли
    长颈鹿
  • Ван Чжао Цзянь
    长颈鹿
  • Немецкий
    Ирмгард Вилле
    Die Giraffe
  • Борис Брайнин
    Die Giraffe
  • Осетинский
    Инал Плиев
    Жираф
  • Словацкий
    Ян Квапил
    Žirafa
  • Украинский
    Максим Стриха
    Жираф
  • Наталия Горишная
    Жирафа
  • Французский
    Ирина Канычева
    Girafe
  • Екатерина Литвиненко
    La Girafe
  • Хорватский
    Фикрет Цацан
    Žirafa
  • Эсперанто
    Татьяна Аудерская
    La Ĝirafo
  • Эстонский
    Калью Кангур
    Kaelkirjak
  • Андрес Эхин
    Kaelkirjak
  • Уно Лахт
    Kaelkirjak
  • Японский
    Кадзуя Гошима
    キリン
  • Новонорвежский
    Ю Эгген
    Giraffen
  • Персидский
    автор неизвестен
    زرافه
  • Греческий
    Виктория Бонарева, Василис Чоулиарас
    Καμηλοπάρδαλη
  • Турецкий
    Атаол Бехрамоглу
    Çad Gölü Şiirleri
  • Португальский
    Фабио Малавоглия
    A Girafa
  • Джерсийский
    Герайнт Дженнигс
    Girafe

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