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Miguel Hernández

Since this useless grief of mine
likes the taste of rain, snail shells,
the organs of the body,
I’ll go ahead and feed your heart… 74 more words

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Traveler, There Is No Path by Antonio Machado

Everything passes on and everything remains,

But our lot is to pass on,

To go on making paths,

Paths across the sea.

I never sought glory, 341 more words

Philippines

Ship's Log

Imagine living somewhere where everything is free – except the words.

I’ll be quiet for a while and let you think about it.

Any ideas? :) 682 more words

Spanish Literature

If, Lord, Thy Love for Me is Strong

By Santa Teresa de Ávila

If, Lord, Thy love for me is strong
As this which binds me unto Thee,
What holds me from Thee, Lord, so long, 101 more words

Catholicism

Review: Seeing Red by Lina Meruane

I received an review copy of this title from Deep Vellum Publishing through Edelweiss.  This English version of Seeing Red has been translated by Megan McDowell. 894 more words

Literature In Translation

Anniversary Author Spotlight - Miguel de Cervantes

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of two of the world’s most preeminent writers: Miguel de Cervantes and William Shakespeare.  In honor of their deaths, Lang and Lit is spotlighting these two authors and highlighting their incredible achievements and contributions to literature as we know it today. 284 more words

Carlos Fuentes

You, yesterday, did the usual things, just as any day, You don’t know if it’s worth remembering. You would prefer to remember, there lying in the half-darkness of the bedroom, not what has happened already but what is going to happen. 40 more words

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