On aamu.
Parvekkeen kaiteelta hyppää varpunen
keittiön ikkunan alle tutkimaan,
onko äiti ravistanut pöytäliinan.

- Risto Rasa -
It is morning.
From the balcony railing a sparrow hops
Below the kitchen window to investigate
Whether mother has shaken the tablecloth.

- Risto Rasa -

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