Poems From The Portuguese

On the Bounty

On the Bounty

On the Bounty, I’m for Lieutenant Bligh
on the Pequod, I’m with Ahab,

and I think myself a good Christian.

© Translated by Ana Hudson, 2013
unpublished

Na Bounty

Na Bounty, sou pelo Tenente Bligh
no Pequod, estou com Ahab,

e creio-me um bom Cristão.

inédito

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