NaPoWriMo Day 17: “Mistranslating Amina Said*”

NaPoWriMo 2013

 

 

 

 

I sold my language
To reach the port of Venice.
Cautious, I wore a hat.
Yes, I wore a hat,
A luminous hat.
But my identity they
Exposed even before
I could make the voyage.

*A French poet.

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