Road to mantaro valley (a poem in spanish and english) - poetry
Footprints to Mantaro Valley
In what back away art hid?-
Where diminishing mountains groan In shadow and among
The torrents of the Rio? Is not your name Mantaro Valley?
Beyond the road of the Andes--?
I can hear your voice in echoes
I can hear thy voice, exquisitely low. I do but know thy by a glance
As the clouds above me know? . Ah! Gone like that, but love-love!
Hath found my naked soul!
4-20-05 (#627) Note: in black and white after since the Mantaro Valley, clear of the Andes.
Huellas al Valle del Mantaro Por Dennis Siluk Traducido por Rosa Peñaloza
En que retiro el arte se esconde?
Donde Montañas decrecientes gimen En la sombra y entre
Los rápidos del río? No es tu nombre Valle del Mantaro
Más allá de las huellas de los Andes-?
Puedo oír tu voz en ecos
Puedo oír tu voz, divinamente bajo. Pero te conozco por una mirada
Como las nubes arriba conocen. . . . Ah! ido así, pero amor-amor!
Encontraron mi desnuda alma!
The Assassinate of Lima (Dedicated to: Mario Poggi)
Prologue: I do not wish to judge anyone, lest I be judged, and God forbid must I be judged by a person but He. Thus, I write this next poem with a word of discretion to the booklover likewise, that all is not as it seems, is it. Having said that, it has been said the Psychologist Mario Poggi-whom I met on three occasions and purchased a figure from, and conventional one from him as a gift-has educated the hard way-that is, the curse of revenge has long wings; hence, revenge is for the Lord. Why? For the reason that both the nemesis and the victim are cursed thereafter (one does not have time to make amends if that is actually his wish; the other, loses his life gradually as he lives on). Thus, "The Exterminate of Lima," is exceedingly a conceive of of the monument Mr. Poggi calls, "The Face of Anguish"; or at least it is to me. At some stage in our three meetings, I did not find in his eyes guilt for his deadly deed, for he rid a city of a fanatic who was bitter up bodies and burying them,-and maybe saved a few lives, did he not? But fairly a despondency that he did not close his eyes at some point in the course of his assassination of man called "The Butcher," and now the sculptures he has molded with his hands are the eyes of his soul.
The Psychologist, he killed
"The Assassinate of Lima," So it has been said?
With a belt about his neck He strangled him to death!
As he sucked in his breath-- Head imprinted like a fish!?
He died a purple death
The "Butcher of Lima?. " And no one wept.
And the media cried the name: "Poggi! Poggi!?you're insane!"
It is as fate would have it
Motionless and elapsed Are the cold blades of redemption. #628 (4-21-05)
"El Descuartizador de Lima"
Por Dennis L.
El psicólogo, él mato al
"Descuartizador de Lima," O eso es lo que dicen . . .
Con una correa alrededor de su cuello
Lo estranguló hasta matarlo! Mientras él se asfixiaba-
Cabeza cortada como un pescado!. . .
Obra de justicia
El murió asfixiado
El "Descuartizador de Lima. . . " Y nadie lloró
Y la media gritaba el nombre:
"Poggi! Poggi! . . . eres un enfermo!"
Es este como el destino lo tendría Insensitivo y olvidado
Son las espadas frías de redención.
Two Poems by the Dramatist and Poet, Dennis Siluk, while nomadic in Peru and Chief America, April, 2005. Said the Author,"The Mantaro Valley was captivating. . . . " as it led him out of the Andes, and because of the valley itself, into Huancayo, Peru. For more in a row on this poem, or on the back poem, "The Bungle of Lima," you may want to assess the commentary by Marissa Cardenas,Columnist-Correo Newspaper "Cultural" page, dated 23 April, 2005. Rosa P.
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Here are three more poems by the author, Dennis Siluk, while nomadic througout Focal and South America.Three Poems While in Transition (In Spanish and English)Poem OneEnglish VersionOrange Timid MoonO´er the Copan skyan arch of dark weave their webswith low-lights, as the moon rises.
The Art of In receipt of Poetic Critique
You can show your poem to your mom, your spouse, your co-workers, or your friends, but you might not get the responses that you can suck up into your a small amount copy fingers to use in an endeavor to refine your craft. What does it certainly mean when a big shot who cares about you, but not for poetry says, "Wow, this is great.
The Treasure of Catalina Huanca (In English and Spanish)
Note: printed after bearing in mind the hardly adobe 16th century place of worship San Sebastian, in San Jeronimo, by the mountains of Huancayo, Peru, after being taken there by the Wandering Quechua guide, Enrique (4-13-2005).The Treasure of Catalina HuancaWritten by Dennis L.
You make me smile like I've seldom done before You give me a reason to want more and more..
Our home was warm in the shade of the trees or when the sun was not upon it.It was built on the side of a hill, near a lake where spirits could be free.
Burning Autumn Plants [a poem in Spanish and English]
Burning Autumn Leaves [1950s in St. Paul, Minnesota]My long steel critical rake punctured And twisted all the way through tons of autumn leaves (back in the '50s); And there's a hill yet, I didn't rake, I see Behind it, two embankments Leaves I didn't rake a day ago; The essence of fall sleeps on the ground.
Thank You To Our Soldiers And A Compliment To Old Glory And A Prayer For Peace
Thank youDedicated to soldiers and their loved onesFor those who have laid in fox holes,carried guns,marched for hours.For those who have had cold wakeful nights,endless days of discomfort.
I AM SO Obliged for simpler times. Stores were bunged on Sundays, TV shows seemed to make more sense, Family members spent ample time with each other, And associates were valued more than things.
Daybreak at Pikes Creek [a Poem]
Daybreak at Pikes Creek [Summer of 2005]Daybreak by Lake Superior Rising out of the woods like: A swamp mist I'm coming up for breakfast(at the B&B) I pace the grounds The scent of green shrubbery: Trees, flora, flowers-rain Intoxicates me- Branches like big brown arms Descend? The embankment, to the right Blue eyed, like mine-reflect From the creek beneath me (my wife says 'be careful' she went to get the camera) The greens and blues touch My face and blue jeans- Reflections mirrored like Musical notes of a symphony (I'll see them later in pictures) For now, it's daybreak In Minnesota.#813 8/26/2005Note: the author, Dennis Siluk, took his wife Rosa [me: on my birthday] to Lake Superior, this summer, and I highly thought of the largest lake in the world.
You Lost Your Last Bet and Me
I will never think twice nor will I roll the dice When it comes to my life I will take my Grannio's adviceYou play the hand you're dealt when it comes to who will be your Dad - But if you bluff about a card's face value for too many years you disregard you had - No Aces or King of Hearts in your fundamental deck - But fairly a worthless Joker-So Wild and Mad..
Kafka lands resurrected in Crewe deposited by a gray alien craft, And even as he is wondering what to do He is asked to show his pass Or pay an direct one off fine At a cash machine of his choice And they are examination all the time On his irises face and voice.And of avenue they find that he is not, They detect he just cannot be there, Although he seems as if he is visible, And has hands and toes and hair, If he is not on the Great Data Bank, He plainly and basically cannot be, He is not programmed and he is not ranked He is absolutely not like you and me.
An Old Wood Pile [a poem with notes]
Old skin, once held tight Against her skeleton- Rose no more, just draped Loosely over unpadded flesh; Un-tightened muscles, and tissue, Lost its courage, no-fortitude-, Gone are the days and years That stood aligned with the Indomitable elements; The skeleton, now a landmark Hidden under flesh and blood Guts and moral fiber, backbone? Collapsed from drudgery Time, time: cascading inside-. Bones now goodbye impressions Accepting fate Like imperfect silver!.
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