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Carnival (excerpt)

Nuala Ni Dhomnaill

A rose opens in my heart.
A cuckoo sings in my throat.
A fledgling leaps from my nest.
A dolphin plunges through my deepest thoughts.

Translated by Paul Muldoon

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"Carnival" (excerpt) from The Astrakhan Cloak. Copyright © 1992 by Paul Muldoon. Reprinted with the  permission of Wake Forest University Press.

 

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