Searching for the Last Bit of Warmth on Earth by Kawamoto Ryokuseki (最後の地熱を求めて / 河本緑石)

Searching for the last bit of warmth on earth
we dig deep into the earth’s core
In a frozen, dark cavern
long since abandoned,
an abalone shell, still living,
has been uncovered in the ruins of a blue dream
as we encroach upon our eternal hour
Oh, hurry and prepare the counter-current pump
and begin extracting the last hours and warmth on Earth.

最後の地熱を求めて
深く地心をゑぐる
氷結した暗い洞窟では
いつ捨てられたとも知れぬ
あはびの殻が生きてゐて
青い夢想の形骸をさらし
悠久な時間を蠶食してゐる
ああ早く、逆流ポンプをしかけ
最後の時間と地熱とを汲み出せ。

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