Orpheus (Trot)

May your heart be the bait and the sky/ heaven the pool (swimming pool?)!
For, sinner (pun on fisherman), what fish of sweet water or well/ even marine
Equals, either/ both/ and in the form and/ or the savor,
This beautiful fish divine who is JESUS, My Savior?

English - French - Trot
Intro - Goat - Dromedary - Elephant - Orpheus - Octopus - Dove - Peacock
Animal Poetry

Translations by Ursula Whitcher, 2001