Duncan Forbes, commended (Open category)

[To his Soul]

Animula vagula blandula,
hospes comesque corporis,
quae nunc abibis in loca,
pallidula, rigida, nudula,
nec ut soles dabis iocos?

[To his Soul]

Pondering, wandering
minuscule molecule,
where will you go now,
miniature soul,
rigidly, frigidly
knackered and naked
unless to a sunless
humourless hole?

Translated from the Latin by Duncan Forbes
  [Commentary on the poem by the translator]   

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