The scatterbow is a wonder of technology. It consists of half of a pendulum clock which shows half the time, the one above, installed on an underframe with side wheels. There is a giant cotton candy mounted on its second hand, which caress the sky from left to right and is supplied with the yellow from the motojar with quince jelly, with the pink from the rose sherbet, with the red from the strawberry jam, and so on, so that, with each minute passed, the scatterbow scatters sweet rainbows across the sky.
(Translated by Alexandr Cotar / University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year II / Corrected by Silvia Petrescu, coordinator of the translations)
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