POETRY

I LOVE INSIDE OF YOU: Poetry, by Nazim Hikmet

I LOVE INSIDE OF YOU     I love you in the adventure of the ship that goes toward the pole, I love you in the boldness of the great discoveries of the players, I love you in the distant things, I love you in the impossible. Within in your eyes like in a forest full of sun, sweaty and …

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IF YOU DO NOT SPEAK: Poem by Rabindranath Tagore

IF YOU DO NOT SPEAK     If you do not speak, I will fill my heart of your silent, and I will bear it. I’ll stay here stop to wait, as the starry night in his wake, with his head bowed down, patient. But the morning comes, the shades of night will vanish, and your voice in golden streams …

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MOMENTS: Poetry by Jorge Luis Borges

If I could live my life again, in the next I would try to make more mistakes, not try to be so perfect, I would deny it more, I would be less serious than I was, in fact, I would take very few things seriously. I would be less hygienic, I would run more risks, take more vacations, contemplate more …

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IT IS NOW EVENING: Poetry, by Salvatore Quasimodo

This poetry belongs to Water and Land (poetry collection published in 1930), with a structure very short and very deep ways. A poem which remained famous for its concise structure, exciting like a flash in the darkness that comes close:   Everyone is just the heart of the earth pierced by a ray of sun: and it is now evening. …

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ON A DRY WASH: The last haiku, by Matsuo Bashō

Basho in the summer of 1694 he went to Osaka. He died there, after writing his latest haiku: Traveling, sick the way of my dreams on a dry wash. http://www.amazon.com/Matsuo-Basho-Makoto-Ueda/dp/0870115537 http://www.amazon.it/111-HAIKU-BASHO-MATSUO/dp/8877992506  

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I WISH I COULD A QUIET CORNER: Poetry by Rabindranath Tagore

I WISH I COULD A QUIET CORNER I wish I could take a quiet corner in the heart of my baby’s very own world. I know it has stars that talk to him, and a sky that stoops down to his face to amuse him with its silly clouds and rainbows. Those who make believe to be dumb, and look …

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I ASK FOR A MOMENT’S INDULGENCE TO SIT BY THY SIDE: Poetry by Rabindranath Tagore

I ASK FOR A MOMENT’S INDULGENCE TO SIT BY THY SIDE   I ask for a moment’s indulgence to sit by thy side. The works that I have in hand I will finish afterwards. Away from the sight of thy face my heart knows no rest nor respite, and my work becomes an endless toil in a shoreless sea of …

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WHERE THE MIND IS WITHOUT FEAR: Poetry, by Rabindranath Tagore

WHERE THE MIND IS WITHOUT FEAR       Where the mind is without fear, and the head is held high. Where knowledge is free. Where the world has not been broken up, into fragments, by narrow domestic walls. Where words come out from the depth of truth. Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection. Where the clear stream …

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YOU ARE UNEXPECTED COMING, TO MY DESIRE: Poetry, by Macedonio Fernandez

YOU ARE UNEXPECTED COMING You are coming to my unexpected desire, you amazed and shocked the imagination inside my mind. I tremble, and deep within, my heart is overwhelmed by worry, stifled by the breath of love waves. You save me, from this shipwreck in mainland please save me, and receive me in your port. (Macedonio Fernandez)

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THE NIGHT NOT WANT TO COME: Poetry of Federico Garcia Lorca

THE NIGHT NOT WANT TO COME The night did not want to come, because you do not come and I can not go. But I will go, although a sun scorpions eat me head. But you will come, with his tongue burned by the salt rain. The day will not come, because you do not come and I can not …

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