When The World Doesn’t Fit You

When the world doesn’t fit you
Nothing much you can do.
Because the ball huge it is
just face yourself.
© Yelling Rosa
12/8 –19

The Trinity 03 © Yelling Rosa

Cum mundus non fit (in Latin)

Cum mundus non fit
nihil potes tu facere.
Quod is ingens est
verum ipsum vince.
© Yelling Rosa
12/8 –19

The Trinity 04 © Yelling Rosa

När världen passar inte dig (in Swedish)

När världen passar inte dig
det finns ingenting att göra.
Eftersom bollen är enorm,
möta bara dig själv.
© Yelling Rosa
12/8 -19

About Yelling Rosa

I am retired. In my spare time I read, write, play the guitar and hike. I have published three verse books in Finnish and recorded my songs. You can listen to them on YouTube. I have translated some of my poems on Yelling Rosa's Weblog. I also like to watch movies. Olen kiinnostunut lukemisesta, kirjoittamisesta, kitaransoitosta ja luonnossa vaeltamisesta. Olen julkaissut kolme runokirjaa ja laulujani on äänitteillä. Voit lukea runojani Yelling Rosan kotisivuilta ja kuunnella laulujani YouTubessa. Olen elokuvafriikki.
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48 Responses to When The World Doesn’t Fit You

  1. mocaiana says:

    Thank you for your this words, so true. Hard job the latin transaltion! I dont’understand the use of “fit” in latin. I think it means “happens” or “to be made”.

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    • Yelling Rosa says:

      Thanks for your opinion. Fio, fiery, factum = to become, arise; to be made, to be done; to happen, Collins Latin Concise Dictionary, p. 88. First the end of the line was ’fit tibi’. But to whom else, it’s not to be made if not the person that the rune singer is speaking to. Of course the idea can be expressed with your suggestion ’non conformat tibi’ but with the different nuance.

      Cassell’s Latin Dictionary, p. 248

      Fio => (1) Of persons and things ’to be made, come into existence’ (2) of actions ’to be done’; of events ’to happen’ with ablative, Cicero: per aliquem fit quominus.

      I hope this makes sense. When it comes to Latin there is no living native speaker to tell us how things should say in the living world. I have noticed that even the experts are not of one mind about Latin. Moreover, those experts are not keen on helping modern poets. They like to keep themselves upon the common people. I guess that has always been the case and that’s why Latin so fiercely turned into Romance languages. Don’t mind my reply because I am explaining to myself as much as I am explaining to you.

      I’m looking forward to having your reply.

      Have a nice and rewarding week 🎺💃🏿🎸

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  2. mocaiana says:

    Maybe “non conformat tibi”? butI studied Latin thousands of year ago…:)

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  3. smilecalm says:

    encouragement 🙂

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  4. Gut gemacht mit allen. -Wie kann man Musik einfügen bitte auf der Hauptseite. Ist das Extra bezahlt? Freundliche Grüsse Wolfgang

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  5. Beautiful poem and imagery.

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  6. newwhitebear says:

    good words e beautiful image. Hug


  7. Beautiful poem and artwork!


  8. It’s a nice little poem and a mesmerizing, beautiful couple of images. Thanks for posting.

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  9. yann pbd says:

    Woao, multingual, congrats !

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  10. Resa says:

    Neat poem and images. Thank you!
    I have to refollow bloggers from time to time, as sometimes the “follow” vanishes!

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  11. bernard25 says:

    Coucou toi, mon Ami, Amie
    Je viens déposer
    Le soleil dans ton coeur
    Ma douceur dans ton âme
    Un ciel étoilé dans ton regard
    Lorsque ton coeur
    Parlera à mon coeur
    Nos âmes brûleront ,d’une douce chaleur
    Lorsque je viens te rendre visite
    Il me semble que je prends ta main
    Afin d’être unis d’une grande amitié Céleste
    Agréable journée ou soirée belle semaine
    Gros bisous Bernard

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  12. annieasksyou says:


    I stopped by to thank you for the likes you gave to my two posts on the Mueller Report.
    We Americans are so insular that I’m always pleasantly surprised when bloggers from far away express an interest in our messy politics.

    And then I discover a retired Finn writing poetry in Latin. The blogging world is filled with delightful surprises, and I’m happy to make your virtual acquaintance.


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  13. twobrownfeet says:

    What a great way to kickstart my week. Thanks for this post! 🙂

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  14. bernard25 says:

    Bonjour mon Ami , Amie

    Ma richesse est mon amitié
    C’est à toi que je la donne
    Elle est pour moi
    Un gage de bonne foi
    Accepte ce présent
    C’est le cadeau le plus important
    Qu’on puisse faire à notre époque
    C est avec ces petits mots que je passe te souhaiter
    Une bonne journée , une belle semaine et plein de bonnes choses au sein de ta demeure
    Gros bisous.

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  15. Sandy says:

    I do seem to be of another place although my mantra is “I am of the world”

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