Puzzled Translator’s Merry Xmas Wishes

Good friend Hamid Tibouchi, that excellent Algerian poet & painter, (see pp 604ff in Poems for the Millennium 4) just sent a lovely Xmas card that started with a very funny/sage quote — for which I’m having trouble finding a perfect translation. Here it is:           __________________________________  « Puisque le bonheur n’existe pas, tâchons d’être heureux sans lui. » Ernst Moerman, 1897-1944 [Écrivain et cinéaste belge] _________________________________ … Read more Puzzled Translator’s Merry Xmas Wishes