POETRY

Hot Potato

 

Kieku Colombo, ma skopriex l-Amerka

u sħabu il-patata,

kif konna nieklu l-fish and chips?

 

 

 

Hot Potato

 

If Colombus hadn’t discovered America

and his friends the potato,

how on earth would fish and chips be known to us?

 

Translated from the Maltese by Claudia Gauci