Doente cio, doente cio,
doente cio … chove sobre o cio.
* * *
Sonho sobre a cama: inexatas
com o colchão, meu corpo
todo em doente cio.
* * *
Ficarei totalmente exposta.
Pensei ter visto coxas, braços,
seios, miragem e devaneio.
Alheia ao tempo: afogado
em leite e esporra
em minha doente cio.
Note: I don’t know how to actually translate “doente cio” in the way I want it to sound. Cio is to be “in heat,” like “mating season.” So “doente cio” comes off more like “ill mating season,” which is a lot to say in a poem, so I am just sticking with “sick heat.”
Sick heat, sick heat, sick heat … it rains on my heat.
Dream over bed: inaccurate with the mattress, my body in heat and sick.
I’ll be totally exposed.
I thought I saw thighs, arms, breasts, mirage and reverie.
Unaware of the weather: drowned in milk and cum in my sick heat.