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Pablo Neruda

Love, what does it matter
that time,
the very time that raised two flames,
two waving heads of wheat,
my body and your gentleness,
tomorrow will hold them safe… 40 more words



I was looking for new books to read and thought about all the great world literature out there. These Spanish writers look like they might be good. 382 more words

Book Review

Review: Landing by Laia Fàbregas

I received a review copy of this title from Hispabooks Publishing via Edelweiss.  The book was originally written in Spanish and this English version has been translated by Samantha Schnee. 1,079 more words

Literature In Translation

Juan Ramón Jiménez

A warm and mild haze
hung around the trees;
the moon was going down
in a west of gold and silk
like some full and divine womb … 28 more words


Jorge Luis Borges

Time is the substance I am made of. Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire. 13 more words


Pablo Neruda

Better than any word
is the pulse of your scent.

—  Pablo Neruda, “Ode to a Cluster of Violets,” Odes to Common Things. (Bulfinch; Bilingual edition May 1, 1994) Originally published 1961.



Let’s not forget our AMAZING LITERARY HERITAGE. Let us not forget How many Poets have won or been nominated for the Nobel Prize. Lorca didn’t win but if he was around long enough ( he died at 42 years old) I am sure he would have. 53 more words