Indonesia Inquiry

Poem “I’m Sorry”

July 2, 2011 Poetry Travel & Living Abroad 0

Indonesian Version: “Maaf”

Maaf,
Tak bisa kutulis banyak
Tinta habis
Tadi malam kugoresi langit
dengan namamu…

English Version: “I’m Sorry”

I’m sorry,
I cannot write a lot
the ink is empty
I scratched the sky last night
with your name…

Source: Rieke Diah Pitaloka, A Bathroom’s Daydream: From Cengkeh to Utrecht (Jakarta: Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2003)

URL: http://www.seasite.niu.edu/Indonesian/Poetry/poetry.htm