Confinement

by Giulio-Enrico Pisani

Translation by Sandra Schmit

Original en français

Isn’t it strange that one could ever get bored
simply by not being allowed to move anymore?
To regret that one hasn’t the right to see,
As should be normal, friends and family?

But why curse this most exceptional gift
that helps us find ourselves, finally,
in all this crazy bustle of crazed activity
which has kept the essential from just being lived.

Unable to ever count the number infinite
of past pleasures and dreams so sweet
because of time strictly measured
and severe lack of leisure,
But remember one dream
and soon you will see
yourself running out of time.

HOW COULD YOU EVER FEEL BORED?