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Some Notes on Spanish for Reading

Unlike the other languages for reading in this series, the Spanish edition is relatively recent and quite affordable.  It is a delightful and effective way for learning to read Spanish, and is highly recommended. 476 more words


Monday Musing: Standing Quietly in the New Life?

One of my favorite medicine-poems:

I have a feeling that my boat
has struck, down there in the depths,
against a great thing.
And nothing… 49 more words

Change And Transformation

Poetry Day 11 - Who am I?

Today I’m thinking of “I Am Not I” by Juan Ramon Jimenez.

I am not I.

I am this one

Walking beside me whom I do not see.

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Fluido lácteo, de Angelillo y Uxió y los cachorros rompecorazones.

Fluido lácteo.
de Angelillo y Uxió y los cachorros rompecorazones.

Duermo bajo un extensión estrellada,
de una casa en ruinas,
junto la impotencia,
de toda una camada, 131 more words



L’orizzonte è il tuo corpo.
L’orizzonte è la mia anima.
Raggiungo il tuo limite: ancora sabbia.
Raggiungi il mio limite: ancora acqua.

Juan Ramòn Jiménez… 29 more words

Agua Y Tierra

Juan Ramón Jiménez: "Big Moon"

Big Moon

The door is open,
the cricket is singing.
Are you going around naked
in the countryside? Like ceaseless water, 43 more words
Paul Weinfield

With that kiss ...

(from the Spanish of Juan Ramón Jiménez)

With that kiss, your mouth
to my mouth, a rose-tree
was sown whose roots
gnaw at my heart. 48 more words

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