Five mixed poems, with notes [now is spanish and english] - poetry
Night in Jamaica
It was a rainy night they say
Love for love
Epitaph in El Dorado
Ride high, ride high
There upon a cliff
His drive you mad brain
And so it was
Epitaph of a Shoeshine Boy
I cannot sleep, I cannot sleep
The earth is warm under my feet;
I cannot sleep, I cannot sleep
Whereas, I walk alone again
Note: When I was a boy of 11 to 13, I used to go from bar to bar in St. Paul, Minnesota and shoeshine (l958-61). I made money that way, until I was 14-years old, at which time I worked for what is now the "Fitzgerald Theater"; where Battalion Keillor (whom I met twice) has his show, "A Grassland Home companion. "
Ah! Last night it was a night
I so love the wild rain
Note: It rained out last night (a storm), in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA; 3:30 AM. My care for used to be frightened by such storms, but I loved them it seems; odd are we not, so assorted in what we value. #721 6/8/05
Cinco poemas Mixtos, con apuntes
Noche en Jamaica
Esta fuè una noche lluviosa ellos dicen
asesino fallò su blanco
Amor por amor
Alto al Paseo, alto al paseo
Allí sobre una roca
Su cerebro enfurecido
Y entonces fuè
Estoy harto de este poema
No puedo dormir, no puedo dormir
La tierra està caliente bajo mis pies;
No puedo dormir, no puedo dormir
Mientras que, ando solo otra vez
Nota: Cuando yo era un muchacho de 11 a 13, solía ir de bar en bar en Saint Paul Minnesota y lustraba botas (l958-61). Gané dinero de esta manera, hasta que yo tuve 14 años, en el cual trabajé para lo que es ahora el " Teatro Fitzergerald "; donde la Guarnición Keillor (con quien me encontré dos veces) tiene su espectáculo, " A Praire home companion"
¡Ah! Anoche esto fue una noche
Nota: llovió afuera anoche (una tormenta), en Saint Paul, Minnesota, EE. UU; a las 3h30. Mi madre solía estar asustada por tales tormentas, pero yo los abrigue eso parece; extraños somos nosotros , tan diferentes en lo que valoramos.
Poet Dennis Siluk http://dennissiluk. tripod. com the book, "Spell of the Andes," is just about ready for the public, got a note today axiom it is going to press. . . this is the best of Dennis' poems on Vietnam and Peru, and Copan, Honduras Rosa
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I get up in the morningAnd want to stay in bedOh, so nice and warmLike fresh from the oven bread.My day is oh so busyI wish that I could stayIn the quiet of my houseIf only I could play.
Breathing-in, Minnesota [a poem: now in Spanish and English]
In early fall, in Minnesota, the rain falls, falls, In buckets, buckets and more buckets-: drops Likened to music from its many streams-land Of ten-thousand lakes; moistened gravel, gravel Everywhere?Grandpa sits on the porch-daydreaming of, of Something, perchance coldness about the corner-; As the flies disappear, with the mosquitoes? Leaves will soon vanish, gloom will come earlyMaybe he's idea about summer: miles and miles And miles and miles of cornfields; his childhood now Long gone, he hums a hymn, a song; looking at the Metal-piped fence, he made, with three poles, on the Embankment, foremost up the steps to the porch; It's worn-out like him.The winds in Minnesota smell fresh, fresh from all The foliage, there's a lot of it.
AFRICA (to africans in diaspora)africa here i come, africa africa of the black soul the soul of an antediluvian cultivation the background of your timid tribes.its your voice i hear africa your voice of the conversation drums your beaded drums and the royal trumpeter the metal gong of your town crieri have come to see your music dance i have heard of your perpetual minstrels have i not heard of your undulation hips! i have heard adequate and have come to watch wouldn't you dance for me africaafrica here i come africa would you not show me to your tribes the timid tribes of your syrupy tongues the different tongues of your good menafrica, black soul africa tell me about your gods your gods of the sky and of the nurse earth your gods of the hills and of the rivers aboundshow me to your kings africa your kings of the antiquated dynasty the antique house of rusted spear and shield africa, here i come africaHEAVENLY GUESTheavenly guest heralding thunderously in its own awake pelting on men as well, the gods gathering itself drop by drop.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Debate of How Do I Love Thee?
"How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning was printed in 1845 while she was being courted by the English poet, Robert Browning. The poem is also posh Elegy XLIII from Sonnets From the Portuguese.
Ambiguity and Abstraction in Bob Dylan's Lyrics
To many citizens contemporary poetry is a turn-off. The analyze for this is that the bulk of these poems are boring.
Savage Nature: The Life of Ted Hughes
One of the most crucial poets of the post-war period, Edward James Hughes (1930-1998), was drawn towards the primitive. He was captivated by the beauty of the artless world, normally portraying its cruel and savage disposition in his work as a consideration of his own delicate anguish and numinous beliefs - certain that avant-garde man had lost touch with the prehistoric side of his nature.
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