Poem… Potency


(translation|modification of Potencia)

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

Love, powerful giant
torrential strike of rivers
compared to death
if cold feelings exist.

Love destroys…
Explosive! Dynamite!
It strikes and runs;
and from a distance, mocks and yells.

Love can be defeated
and buried as dead.
Live, Great Pulse!
Sentiment, please stay!

–You can find the poem in Caribbean Poet, by Luis S. González-Acevedo or the original version in Spanish in Poemas Caribeños, por Luis S. González-Acevedo–