23 Rue Ballu, impatient for the start of June.
But a rare Syringas.
How fitting the rhyme is,
With Monsieur Degas.
-Submitted for the translation competition by Katharine Lovatt (St Andrews).
(Highly commended and awarded second place by the judges.)
23, Ballu Street.
Come June to Mister Degas
The pleasant fact that he rhymes
With the bloom of the syringas.
Submitted to the translation competition by Ferdinand Mowinckel
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