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Federico García Lorca

The afternoon, grown wild
with figs and hot murmurs,
swoons and falls…
And black angels were soaring
through the western sky.
Angels with long tresses… 17 more words

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Pablo Neruda

And I, tiny being,
drunk with the great starry
void,
likeness, image of
mystery,
felt myself a pure part
of the abyss.”

— Pablo Neruda, from “Poetry,” … 15 more words

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The Cervantes prize, the most important Spanish literary award

The Premio Miguel de Cervantes is the highest recognition that a Spanish-language writer can achieve. It is an acknowledgement of those whose work has notably enriched Spanish literary heritage. 604 more words

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Miguel de Unamuno

Through women you will see the entire universe. — Miguel de Unamuno, Our Lord Don Quixote: The Life of Don Quixote and Sancho, translation, (Princeton University Press; First Paperback Edition edition, July 21, 1976) Originally published 1905.

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Jorge Luis Borges

Friendship, you know, is as mysterious as love or any other state of this confusion that we call life. In fact, I have sometimes suspected that the only thing that holds no mystery is happiness, because it is its own justification. 23 more words

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#1 Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes

Here it is, y’all. Numero uno. The alleged Greatest Book of All Time (at least, as of five years ago). Let’s get this party started (!) 761 more words

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Federico García Lorca

Romance Sonambulo

Green, how I want you green.
Green wind. Green branches.
The ship out on the sea
and the horse on the mountain.
With the shade around her waist… 450 more words

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