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ASTONISHMENT, POEMS MELTED IN THE WINTER – Dastilige Nevante

AFFINITY Similarities nearby, the complexity cozy who welcome you in silence. Intimate remain, in all your depth. ASTONISHMENT, poems loose in the winter. A short collection of poems gained in the season where everything seems to be sleeping, but where everything can be born in silence. This page is taken from the collection of poems published by Meeting Benches http://meetingbenches.com/bench/e-book-english-version/ ...

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POETIC SHADES, ON WINDY CALIFORNIA

FLYING AT FORTY – Poem by Erica Jong You call me courageous, I who grew up gnawing on books, as some kids gnaw on bubble gum, who married disastrously not once but three times, yet have a lovely daughter, I would not undo for all the dope in California. Fear was my element, fear my contagion. I swam in it, ...

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MEXICAN SCHADES OF POETRY

SI TUS OJOS FUERAN LUCEROS – Anónimo Si tus ojos fueran luceros, y tus labios el mar, qué paisaje tan bonito para poder admirar. IF YOUR EYES WERE BRIGHT STARS – If your eyes were bright stars, and your lips the sea, how nice to admire the landscape. UNA FLOR EN EL CAMINO – Amado Nervo La muerta resucita cuando ...

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VENEZUELAN POETRY – Andrés Eloy Blanco

Important Venezuelan poet, member of the “Generation 28”, he was born on August 1, 1896 in Cumana. Andrés Eloy Blanco attended primary school and part of the middle, completing their education in Caracas, graduating from the Central University of Doctor in political and social sciences. From a young age he showed great literary talent, which was recognized in various competitions. ...

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PARAGUAYAN POETRY – Herib Campos Cervera

All of the scholars on Paraguayan literature, say that his work is the starting point of a new poetic conception. His poetry, retains the imprint of exile and political persecution. Europeans arrived in Paraguay in the sixteenth century, and the first residential settlement was the foundation of the city of Asunción. Herib Camposs Cervera was born in Asunción, Paraguay, on ...

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SPANISH LOVE POETRY

AMOR – Juan Ramón Jiménez El amor, ¿a qué huele? Parece, cuando se ama, que el mundo entero tiene rumor de primavera. Las hojas secas tornan y las ramas con nieve, y él sigue ardiente y joven, oliendo a la rosa eterna. Por todas partes abre guirnaldas invisibles, todos sus fondos son líricos -risa o pena, la mujer a su ...

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WHEN IN FRENCH POETRY SPEAKS

THE LANDSCAPE – By Robert Desnos I had dreamt of loving. I go on loving but love is no longer that bouquet of lilacs and roses, charging the forest with their fragrance where a flame rests at the end of branchless pathways. I had dreamt of loving. I go on loving but love is no longer that storm whose lightning ...

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DELICATE SHADES OF CHILEAN POETRY – Gabriela Mistral

The love poems in memory of the dead, Sonetos de la muerte (1914), made her known throughout Latin America, but her first great collection of poems, Despair, was not published until 1922. Gabriela Mistral played an important role in the educational systems of Mexico and Chile, was active in cultural committees of the League of Nations, and was Chilean consul ...

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IN THE DEEP – Poetry by Dastilige Nevante

IN THE DEEP I swam in the depths of her amber eyes, singing the full strength of my most intimate life. ASTONISHMENT, poems loose in the winter. A short collection of poems gained in the season where everything seems to be sleeping, but where everything can be born in silence. This page is taken from the collection of poems published ...

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PERUVIAN SHADES OF POETRY – Blanca Varela

Her mother was a composer who authored many famous creole waltzes. She, Blanca Varela, was born in Lima in a 1926 Summer day. In 1949 they travelled to Paris where she met Octavio Paz, a key figure in her life, who introduced her to the artists and intellectuals there. Octavio Paz (the Mexican Nobel Laureate), praised her poetry and identified ...

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