As if I was
As if I were Moses and they were water.
As if I were gold and they silver, as if I were fire and they wood, as if I were a glass of milk and them, a spongy cake.
As if I were a girl with chest and they, were women of chest and a half.
As if I were a sharp knife and they, acorn ham.
As if it were pen and they paper. As if it were mower and they lawn.
As if it were ax and they trunk, as if it were prophet in my land and traitor in his.
As if I was…
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Cómo si yo fuese Moisés y ellos agua.
Cómo si yo fuese oro y ellos plata, cómo si yo fuese fuego y ellos madera, cómo si yo fuera un vaso de leche y ellos, un bizcocho esponjoso.
Cómo si yo fuese una chica con pecho y ellos, fueran mujeres de pecho y medio.
Cómo si yo fuese cuchillo afilado y ellos, jamón de bellota.
Cómo si fuese pluma y ellos papel. Cómo si fuese cortacésped y ellos césped.
Cómo si fuese hacha y ellos tronco, como si fuese profeta en mi tierra y traidor en la suya.
Cómo si yo fuese…