Where Hummingbirds Come From
Otkud dolaze kolibri
It was a cold winter day. The snow was falling outside and Grandmother was in her chair by the fireplace.
Bio je hladan zimski dan. Napolju je padao snijeg, a baka je bila u svojoj stolici uz kamin.
She had that far away look she gets sometimes. I crawled up into her lap hoping for a story.
Gldala je u daljinu kako je samo ona to nakda znala činiti. Uvukla sam joj se u krilo nadajuči se da će mi ispričati priču.
She wrapped her arms around me and said, "When I was a little girl just like you, my Grandmother told me about some magic waters."
Zagrlila me je i rekla, “Kad sam bila mala djevojčica kao ti, moja baka mi je pričala o nekim čarobnim vodama.”
Grandmother smiled at me and asked, "Would you like to hear what she had to say?"
Baka mi se nasmijala I upitala “Da li bi željela čuti što mi je ona rekla?”
Oh boy, I thought, as I eagerly shook my head yes. This is just what I was hoping for.
A joj, pomislih ja, dok sam željno potvrdno klimnula glavom. To je upravo ono čemu sam se nadala.
This is the way my Grandmother told me.....
Evo što mi je baka ispričala …