Category: Poetry

Benedetti dies

uno no siempre hace lo que quiere
pero tiene el derecho de no hacer
lo que no quiere

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Archangel Winter

This comes from a poem by Victor Hugo, from Beyond the Earth III In the dread circle hemmed by glaciers, Pallid waste where no radiant fathomers, Columbuses or Gamas, ever pass, In realms of dingy gloom and deep crevasse Seized

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from La voz a ti debida

From Pedro Salinas, La voz a ti debida, I love this poem, No quiero que te vayas, dolor, ´ltima forma de amar, which you can find both at Guiomar’s, here and at Amazon: No quiero que te vayas dolor, última

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Torturer and mirror

Benedetti has always been political. Torturador y espejo (Torturer and mirror) by Mario Benedetti Found here and here as well. Mirate así qué cangrejo monstruoso atenazó tu infancia qué paliza paterna te generó cobarde qué tristes sumisiones te hicieron despiadado

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