Inger-Mari Aikio

السامي الشمالى

Kasper Salonen

الانجليزية

boalddáhat

iđitviđá livččii vuogas
muh guossit boahtimin

ferte doapmalit
bassat láhttiid

basaldat gieđas
gomuštan

oh jus dál de boađášit
maŋábeale

duhppen láibedáiggi
gievkkanbeavddi alde

heivešii ovdal go
botkalan jáffuid

álo mielas
don ja du

© Inger-Mari Aikio
من: 69 čuoldda – 69 pylvästä
Guovdageaidnu, Norway: DAT, 2018
الإنتاج المسموع: Haus für Poesie, 2019

burn

in the morning I'm horny
but there are guests on the way

I have to vacuum
wash the floors

I squat low
cloth in hand

I wish you'd come
from behind

I knead the bread dough
on the kitchen table

I wish you'd come here too,
before I spread the flour

you and yours
always on my mind

translation into English from Finnish by Kasper Salonen