pahavit (pahavit) wrote,

Babelfishing Poetry: "Hello, Nice Yesterday"

Babelfishing Poetry: "Hello, Nice Yesterday"

Hello, how are you? How was your week? As well as possible, I hope.  I have been struggling with pretty bad insomnia ever since coming home from my sleep study last week (oh, the irony).  I can't seem to fall asleep until well after 3 AM, and I wake up after 5 1/2 hours or so.  I hope this pattern changes to something more reasonable soon.  Until then, let's enjoy some more Babelfishing poetry, where I take song lyrics, run them through an on-line translator such as (but not necessarily) Babelfish, tart up the punctuation a bit, and wind up with a quirky kind of poem.

This week's feature is English post-rock band Talk Talk's "Life's What You Make It" (watch Talk Talk's critter-infested video here, or watch alt-rockers Placebo's environmentally trenchant cover video here, or listen to a contemplative interpretation by Duncan Sheik here, or listen to this cool yet bouncy acoustic version by orchestral pop band The Divine Comedy here, or listen to Weezer's sludge-like rendition here.)  Enjoy. 

Hello, Nice Yesterday

Raw child.
I cannot remove it.
Hello, nice yesterday.
I am sorry.

The oldest
unwillingly dark,
naked beauty.

Having children.
Ceremony of ceremony.
It is stable.
Tomorrow is a disease.
Nothing has changed.
Life indispensable.

Life is a must.
Everything's okay in Tokyo.
I will do this, and I will.

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