Retrato de mi madre hace veinte años. Ojo, que sigue igualita / Portrait of my mother twenty years ago. And she looks exactly like then, you know…

Beautiful Momma—I’ll bet THOSE EYES could see through a lot!!!!! 🙂

The Cool Muse / La Musa Molona

Mamma mia Mamma mia

– Que digo yo que ahora que parece que has aprendido a pintar podrías hacerme un retrato.
– Sí, claro mamá. Necesito una foto con buena definición, para que no tengas que andar posando.
– Ésta está muy bien, me gusta mucho.
– Pero… es de hace veinte años.
– ¿Y qué? Si estoy igual.
– Sí, claro… pero… es una fotocopia, no se ven bien los rasgos…
– No hay problema, no tengo ni una arruga.
– Ya, bueno… nada, seguro que queda bien.
– Y morena, que se note que estaba muy morena.

Y aquí está el retrato. 30% foto, 70% de memoria. Un beso para la retratada.

In English, please:

– So… now that apparently you’ve learn to paint, I’d really like a portrait.
– Of course, mummy… I need a hi-res photo so you don’t have to pose.
– I like this one a…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

2 thoughts on “Retrato de mi madre hace veinte años. Ojo, que sigue igualita / Portrait of my mother twenty years ago. And she looks exactly like then, you know…

  1. Mus

    You bet… Indeed she can see through a lot…

    Thank you for reblogging and for your kind words. You are one of my favorite neighbors on the web!

    Have a great day and keep up the good blogging!

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