Burning autumn foliage [a poem in spanish and english] - poetry
Burning Autumn Leaves
My long steel barbed rake punctured
But every leaf that now appears, in autumn
This fatigue of mine will never go away, I fear
Hojas ardientes de otoño (Los años de 1950 en St. Paúl. Minnesota)
Mi rastrillo de acero largo y puntiagudo pinchó
Pero cada hoja que ahora aparece, en otoño
para rastrillar esas colinas;
Este cansancio mío no se irá jamás, yo temo
Poet Dennis Siluk http://dennissiluk. tripod. com
New Year, New Verse: 4 Poetry Collections That Change the World Vulture
Rounding up the best new poetry of the new year, the theme of revision and transformation emerges, in Oculus by Sally Wen Mao; Only As the Day Is Long by ...
AAP Gets $2.2 Million In the Name of Poetry Publishers Weekly
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has donated the funding for two grants to the Academy of American Poets, totaling $2.2 million. The funds, the AAP said, will ...
The Road Not Taken: The art of poetry Colorado Springs Gazette
The motivations for writing poetry include expressions of love, friendship, happiness, remorse, and the fear of death, all of which are universally shared ...
Word is, state is seeking premier poet Arvada Press
Poetry is one of mankind's most important and diverse mediums. Poetry can be found in many of the most influential religious and historic works of civilizations ...
Millennial mysticism: why contemporary poets are turning to the occult New Statesman
Spells: 21st-Century Occult Poetry argues that poems are spells.
Hannah Sullivan wins the TS Eliot Prize for Poetry HarpersBAZAAR.co.uk
Poet Hannah Sulliven wins the T.S. Eliot Prize for Poetry for her intimate debut collection Three Poems.
Local Poets Featured this Sunday - The Independent: Community News Livermore Independent
Livermore Poet Laureate Cynthia Patton will host a Local Poetry Showcase to kick off the 2019 season of Poetry at Ravenswood. The event will take place on ...
Defiance professor wins poetry award The Bryan Times
A Defiance College professor was recently honored for having a way with words.
Washington Poet Laureate to kick off Foothills Writers Series Peninsula Daily News
PORT ANGELES â Claudia Castro Luna, a Seattle-based poet, teacher and Washington State Poet Laureate, will read from her work at 12:35 p.m. Friday.
How To Start Reading Poetry If You Have No Idea Where To Begin Bustle
So, you've heard that poetry is making a comeback (I mean, isn't it always?) and you're thinking it might be time for you to hop aboard that well-versed ...
'Poetry in Waiting' project appears in waiting rooms across Taos taosnews
'People have been very receptive -- if a little surprised, at first -- to learn that Taos has a poet laureate and that she wants to put a poem in their waiting room.'
'After Dead Souls': Poetry, noir and the American city in Robin Robertson's 'The Long Take' - The Michigan Daily
'After Dead Souls': Poetry, noir and the American city in Robin Robertson's 'The Long Take' The Michigan Daily
What it's about is The City. And the traumas of war, and the isolating nature of pain, and homelessness and cars and ingratitude. But mostly The City.
2019 Annual Poetry and Illustration Contest and Exhibit: My Favorite Rome Sentinel
The exhibit is open to students grades K-12 and adults from the Mid-York Library region (Oneida, Herkimer and Madison counties as well as the Town of Inlet.
9 Books of Poems That Prove 2018 Was a Fantastic Year â at Least for Poetry. Vulture
Meghan O'Rourke is a poet, memoirist, former poetry editor for The Paris Review, and the incoming editor of the Yale Review. Below, she rounds up her favorite ...
Poetry to Tap Into Womenâs Spiritual Sides The New York Times
Brief, beautiful poems about human psychology and the natural world.
For a diverse new generation, poetry is a 'growth industry' Star Tribune
People are clicking on poetry on Twitter. They're listening to poems on podcasts. They're buying poetry collections on Amazon. But on Monday night in St. Paul, ...
Montana's former poet laureate to present afternoon of poetry in Spearfish Black Hills Pioneer
SPEARFISH â As part of the 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17 Geek Speak at Black Hills State University, Tami Haaland, Montana's former poet laureate, will present an ...
Journeys of Discovery: Poetry focused on California's diverse habitats KCBX
Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California is an anthology of 250 poems about California's ecosystems. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a chat with Los Osos.
Poetry for the Masses Foreign Policy
In the dark times. Will there be singing? There will be singing. Of the dark times. âFrom Bertolt Brecht's Svendborg Poems, âGerman War Primerâ (1939).
Reading the darkest poetry book, I could ever come across, I found my smile back Times of India
Yash met me at a workshop that I took in Nagpur. It was Summer of 2016. He was apparently a shy, naive innocent teen. Introspective and seemingly way too ...
The evolution of poetry in the age of the Twitter rant The Globe and Mail
A pair of recent controversial texts, branded as poems by commentators, draw more from the technical constraints of the social media site than from any other ...
This Ybor City book of poetry isn't only for poets Creative Loafing Tampa
Tampa Bay poet Cole Bellamy says Cigar City Poetry Journal Volume 1: 'Poesia De Las Americas' will appeal to non-poets.
Poetry Recommendations To Launch Your New Year NPR
Professional poet Tess Taylor says there's no better way to start the new year than with some poems. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: To help usher in the new year, ...
12 gifts of poetry for everyone on your list PBS NewsHour
Your foodie friend, your dad, that person you're not quite dating, your new neighbor, your work wife â you may have had a lot of shopping to do this December, ...
A journey through life in a collection of poetry Scottish Field
Alexander McCall Smith takes readers on a journey through the Scottish landscape in A Gathering: A Personal Anthology of Scottish Poems. In choosing the ...
The poetry of Wallace Stevens paired with parallel artworks in USJ exhibit - Hartford Courant - Hartford Courant
The poetry of Wallace Stevens paired with parallel artworks in USJ exhibit - Hartford Courant Hartford Courant
An exhibit at University of Saint Joseph pairs poetry by Wallace Stevens with artworks that reflect the tone and theme of the poems.
Poetry, Language And Class On Tertulia New England Public Radio
Catherine Valdez, Spanish teacher at The Academy at Charlemont , and her students, Lila Goleman, Leni Sperry-Fromm and Isadora Brenizer, visited the ...
A la carte: History, poetry and literary events for wine and food lovers - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
A la carte: History, poetry and literary events for wine and food lovers Santa Rosa Press Democrat
A smorgasbord of food and wine events in late January.
'Poetry is the antidote': in fight against Hindu nationalism, India turns to verse The Guardian
Buoyed by social media, Urdu poetry is enjoying new popularity in the face of divisive sectarian politics. Alice McCool and Tamseel Hussain. Fri 11 Jan 2019 ...
Two BCHS students advance to regional poetry competition Spotlight News
BethlehemCSD #BCHS #Poetry #DiegoCagara #SpotlightNews BETHLEHEM â Two Bethlehem Central High School students will represent the district at the ...
High schoolers to lead poetry competition in Van Buren fiddleheadfocus.com
Students from the Van Buren District Secondary School, led by English teacher Kristin Albert, are putting on a poetry reciting competition on Jan. 24 in the ...
Simon Armitage wins Queen's gold medal for poetry 2018 The Guardian
The Huddersfield poet was praised for spinning 'poems of emotional weight and musical grace from the fabric of our everyday lives' by laureate Carol Ann Duffy.
Poetry spot: 'Mary' by Charles Brown AZCentral
These new voices in poetry should make us sit up and listen The Washington Post
The edgy, surprising poems in Kristen Tracy's âHalf-Hazardâ (Graywolf), winner of the Emily Dickinson First Book Award, are as readable as good fiction. Tracy ...
Lompoc Public Library host poetry workshop for kids KEYT
The Lompoc Public Library has teamed up with Santa Barbara County's California Poets in the Schools. The Cal Poets organization is hosting a poetry-writing ...
From the aisles of the bookstore, a poet emerges The Daily Planet
She's best known as the bookstore gal, as one-half of the team at Between the Covers that stocks the shelves, brings authors to Telluride and always has a ...
Poetry: Breda Wall Ryanâs new book confirms her talent The Irish Times
Plus work by Liz Quirke, James Martyn Joyce and Laurence O'Dwyer.
Silent reading party, poetry circle and read to a dog Arizona Daily Star
All events are free unless otherwise noted. Sunday. Analog Hour: Silent Reading Party â Exo Roast Co., 403 N. Sixth Ave. Bring a book and leave your phone ...
The Sheen Center Presents POETRY IN AMERICA Featuring Mary Chapin Carpenter Broadway World
The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street, at the corner of Elizabeth Street, NYC) brings the'Poetry in America' experience live to the stage of ...
âRain Poetryâ appears on South Carolina cityâs sidewalks Belleville News-Democrat
South Carolina's capital city is jazzing up its sidewalks with poetry when it rains.
'A star is born': TS Eliot prize goes to Hannah Sullivan's debut The Guardian
Poet Hannah Sullivan has won the prestigious and lucrative TS Eliot prize for her first collection Three Poems â just the third debut to land the award in its ...
Somalia: Poet arrested after poetry reading Freemuse
The government of Somaliland arrested British-Somalilander poet Abdirahman Abees on 12 January 2019, the day after he recited poems about âpolice brutality ...
CT Poets' Corner: Jim Finneganâs poems explore our transitory existence - Hartford Courant - Hartford Courant
CT Poets' Corner: Jim Finneganâs poems explore our transitory existence - Hartford Courant Hartford Courant
Like Hartford's renowned poet Wallace Stevens, poet Jim Finnegan of West Hartford works in insurance.In his poetry, Finnegan looks at our transitory existence ...
Bucks County Community College holding poetry contest The Intelligencer
Any student in grades 9-12 who lives in Bucks County or attends a Bucks County High School is eligible to enter.
Kellogg-Hubbard Library calls for poetry submissions vtdigger.org
News Release â Kellogg-Hubbard Library Jan. 9, 2019. Contact: Rachel Senechal 802 223-3338. Get all of VTDigger's daily news. You'll never miss a story ...
Poetry spot: 'Ankle Specialist' by Devin Kate Pope AZCentral
Biblio File: Chico poet connects nature to humanity Chico Enterprise-Record
Chico poet George Keithley has released a marvelous volume entitled âLife And The Fields: New And Selected Poemsâ ($24 in paperback from Turning Point, ...
Garfunkel to share poetry and music in Augusta The Augusta Chronicle
Art Garfunkel will share from the heart at his Jan. 16 concert at the Miller Theater.âI've walked across the country, and I've walked across Europe with notebooks ...
Earning a living as a poet? You know it. The Boston Globe
Lexington's Regie Gibson says he enjoys 'breaking stereotypes'
'Kindness' was most popular poem on top poetry database in 2018 | TheHill The Hill
A poem called âKindnessâ was the most popular work on top poetry website poets.org in 2018.
Poetry Audiobooks DO Exist â And You Can Listen These 6 Right Now Bustle
Whether it's fiction or nonfiction, there's a general assumption that most audiobooks are written in prose. But you might not have realized that there are some ...
Obituary: Lynne Gawlas / A humble princess of poetry Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
My mom was raised that you didn't boast. None of her poetry or publications were framed. They were folded up and put into a box.â
Poetry for uncertain times: the 2019 TS Eliot Prize shortlist reviewed Telegraph.co.uk
If the 10 writers up for the UK's richest poetry prize have anything in common, it's that they're worried.
On Poetry: A wish for New Year: Less fear, more safety Traverse City Record Eagle
I think no one feels safe these days. Even if we're among the minority blessed with health and financial security, there is the larger world: precarious, dangerous, ...
Confronting la frontera: "Poetry of the Border" | Performance Santa Fe New Mexican
Atravesada: Poetry of the Border is a multi-genre performance exploring literal and metaphorical boundaries between the United States and Mexico as well as ...
Poetry contest deadline set for February | Latitude 65 Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
FAIRBANKS â The Fairbanks Arts Association is accepting entries for its 24th Statewide Poetry Contest.
Bigg Boss star Priya Malik pens powerful poetry slamming Hardik Pandya for Koffee With Karan disaster. Watch video - India Today
Bigg Boss star Priya Malik pens powerful poetry slamming Hardik Pandya for Koffee With Karan disaster. Watch video India Today
Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Priya Malik calls out Hardik Pandya for his rampant misogyny and careless sexism.
St. Louis Park author's book helps children learn poetry forms through snow-themed story - ECM Publishers
St. Louis Park author's book helps children learn poetry forms through snow-themed story ECM Publishers
St. Louis Park author CA Nobens has released the book, âSnow Day! A Story Told in 24 Poem Forms.â The book seeks to redefine children's poetry as a brain ...
Submissions accepted to the 2019 NC State Poetry Contest Mountain Xpress
The annual NC State Poetry Contest is a free literary competition open to all North Carolina residents, including out-of-state and international students who are ...
Book explores how poetry scratches at the door of transcendence National Catholic Reporter
Christian Wiman is renowned as a gifted poet and prized as the author of the important memoir My Bright Abyss, in which he interspersed the story of his ...
How One WNBA Player Found Her Purpose In Poetry WBUR
Imani McGee-Stafford is a center for the WNBA's Atlanta Dream. She says poetry helped save her life.
Poetry Slam: Samuel L. Jackson And Jimmy Fallon Go Rhyme Time On The Wall, The Weather And More - HuffPost
Poetry Slam: Samuel L. Jackson And Jimmy Fallon Go Rhyme Time On The Wall, The Weather And More HuffPost
âTonight Showâ host Jimmy Fallon and actor Samuel L. Jackson teamed up on Monday to update the audience about current events with a poetry slam.
Hastings College to host reading by performance poets Grand Island Independent
HASTINGS â Performance poets Manuel Gonzalez and his 13-year-old daughter, Sarita Sol Gonzalez, will read from their work at 7 p.m. Friday in the Scott ...
RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Arts & Culture (Special Award): Lorna Goodison - Telling Jamaica's story through poetry - Jamaica Gleaner
RJRGLEANER Honour Awards | For Arts & Culture (Special Award): Lorna Goodison - Telling Jamaica's story through poetry Jamaica Gleaner
She is now one of the greatest! Accomplished author and Jamaica's first female Poet Laureate, Lorna Goodison, is considered one of the best Caribbean poets ...
Poetry is on the air in Salem area Statesman Journal
Poetry on the Airâ is broadcast at 10:00-10:30 a.m. on second and fourth Fridays.
The fantasy and poetry of Jean Vigo Arizona Daily Sun
French filmmaker Jean Vigo died in 1934, at the age of 29, from a case of tuberculosis that had dogged him for years. His early death left us with only.
Emperor reflects on sunflowers, remembrance and reconstruction in final poetry recital event before abdication - The Japan Times
Emperor reflects on sunflowers, remembrance and reconstruction in final poetry recital event before abdication The Japan Times
In the final annual New Year's Poetry Reading Ceremony before his abdication, Emperor Akihito reflected Wednesday on sunflowers, which have become ...
Harborside sixth-graders prepare poetry to raise awareness, funds for water issues Kenosha News
Sixth-graders at Harborside Academy who have been studying the world's ancient rivers during the first semester of the school year will be doing poetry reading ...
The Poet Of Minnesota, Vietnam And Mythical Men NPR
Robert Bly is probably best known for his controversial nonfiction book Iron John. But as a poet, he's conjured deeply resonant imagery of nature and war for 60 ...
Poetry across the linguistic divide The Irish Times
New work in Irish from Nuala NÃ Dhomhnaill, Amanda Bell and Doireann NÃ GhrÃofa.
Bryce Woodason mixes his faith into his spoken work poetry Midland Reporter-Telegram
Today's career as a spoken-word artist with two albums under his belt is a fortuitous one for Bryce Woodason. The 23-year-old who had a passion for writing ...
How do you define authenticity? A poetry collection explores a modern problem. - The Washington Post
How do you define authenticity? A poetry collection explores a modern problem. The Washington Post
A variety of voices in âThe Best American Poetry 2018â look at similar themes.
Performances, poetry slam, teen summit highlight Peabody's MLK celebration Yale News
The 23rd annual celebration will take place on Sunday and Monday, Jan. 20 and 21. Sunday's program runs from noon to 4 p.m.; Monday's from 10 a.m. to 4 ...
Paris, Mumbai explored in conversations through poetry, illustrations and rail networks Firstpost
The latest book 'Over and Underground in Paris & Mumbai' presents a garland of personal insights of poets Sampurna Chattarji and Kavitha Nair along with ...
Poetry: After Watching âSurviving R. Kellyâ BuzzFeed News
"People want me to believe / there's a difference when the result / is the same, same, same."
Scientific sonnets: Duke team wins competition for poetry-generating algorithm Duke Chronicle
Computer science and poetry may be considered very different fields, but four Duke undergraduates have found a way to combine them. In October, the Duke ...
An inside look: slam poetry at the Bishop Bar Indiana Daily Student
Local poets showcased their work at a Jan. 11 poetry slam at the Bishop Bar. Before the competition began, an open mic time let those in attendance perform ...
NJSO's annual Winter Festival showcases music inspired by poetry NJ.com
The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's annual Winter Festival takes place over three weekends in January with a guest performer appearing each weekend.
The Poetry of Eileen Myles's Intimate, Imperfect Instagram Photos Hyperallergic
Myles's photographs don't feel precious at all, though there is something relentlessly intimate in their flat-footed irreverence. Alex JenJanuary 8, 2019 Â· Facebook ...
Remembering Henry Morgenthau III, Whose Poetry Debut Came At Age 99 NPR
We remember Henry Morgenthau III, who published poetry late in life. He died in July at age 101. DEBBIE ELLIOTT, HOST: As this year draws to a close, we ...
Poetry and Paintings for Muni Buses Streetsblog San Francisco
Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident ...
Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson, Spokane Arts launch Poetry at the Podium - The Spokesman-Review
Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson, Spokane Arts launch Poetry at the Podium The Spokesman-Review
It's not unusual to hear poetry in bookstores, coffee shops and even bars, but thanks to an initiative from Spokane Poet Laureate Mark Anderson and Spokane ...
Channel your emotions through self-expression, says young Saudi poet Arabnews
RIYADH: In the newly burgeoning art scene of Saudi Arabia, Nora Alfard has found a home. Debuting her first book of poetry at a launch party in Riyadh on ...
Mills puts poetry back in the inaugural mix Press Herald
Janet Mills is a published poet and a vocal advocate for Maine's literary community, so it's not surprising that the state's next governor is returning poetry to a ...
Poetry slam founder to perform at Region Ale in Schererville nwitimes.com
Poetry slam founder Marc Kelly Smith, who goes by the nickname Slam Papi and presided over years of spoken word poetry performances at the Green Mill in ...
Finding poetry in pain | Books Santa Fe New Mexican
Carol Moscrip is of one of several New Mexico writers who contributed to Missing Persons, a new book about diseases of dementia, edited by Deborah Coy and ...
News Poetry: A Day Like a Watch Tower The Colorado Independent
New Year's Day 2019 we look toward the months to come, alert as a widow in the night, 1945, an empty school on the hill, spy glasses aimed at the dark sky,
Scarborough police turn to poetry to deter holiday burglaries Press Herald
Scarborough police resorted to poetry and humor to remind residents that keeping their doors locked around the holidays can go a long way toward spoiling a ...
The Tale of Mabel, Millicent, and the Poet Tufts Now
If you've ever enjoyed a poem by Emily Dickinson, you can thank Mabel Loomis Todd. Without her efforts, Dickinson's poems may never have been published at ...
Winona's Schild launches latest book of poetry Winona Post
Award-winning poet Steve Schild, who is probably best known as a member of the Winona School Board, has officially launched his latest collection from ...
Poetry spot: 'An Unconscious Redirection Of Feeling About Not Having Babies With You Set In A Disney Big Top Circus' by Raquel GutiÃ©rrez - AZCentral
Poetry spot: 'An Unconscious Redirection Of Feeling About Not Having Babies With You Set In A Disney Big Top Circus' by Raquel GutiÃ©rrez AZCentral
POETRY IN MOTION Weakley County Press
POETRY IN MOTION â Lake Road Elementary School eighth-grader Greenlee Sanders portrayed famous American poet Emily Dickinson as she shared her ...
Leonard Cohenâs Posthumous Collection of Poems, Lyrics and Sketches The New York Times
When he died in 2016, the singer left behind hundreds of notebooks that have yielded material for a new miscellany, âThe Flame.â
Wallace State's Learning Communities welcomes poet Kate Daniels to campus Jan. 24 CullmanSense
Kate Daniels HANCEVILLE â Wallace State's Learning Communities welcomes poet Kate Daniels to campus on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. ...
A New Anthology Amplifies the Voices of Queer Poets of Color Hyperallergic
Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color features works by literary legends like Audre Lorde and James Baldwin alongside contemporaries ...
Poetry & story â January 21, 2019 The Presbyterian Outlook
God speaks not only through the words of preaching and teaching, but also through fiction and poetry. The Outlook received many ideas and submissions for ...
Daly Elementary School hosts poetry jam Ravalli Republic
The Daly Elementary fourth-grade classes and some of their family members joined Daly faculty, staff and guest poet Dominic Farrenkopf in the Daly Den for the ...
Spoken word poets and rappers inject new energy into an Irish tradition The Guardian
Young performers are electrifying audiences in Ireland and beyond.
Laura Dzubay: Poetry playlist for the seasons The Michigan Daily
Everywhere I have lived in my life, people have told me their state's weather is uniquely unpredictable. As a result, I have come to think that weather is weird in ...
Poet of nightmarish reality The Hindu
Soumitra Mohan's poetry offers *fresh* imagery as it brutally exposes contemporary political and social milieu.
Walt Whitman, Romance With a Stranger
The conception of brief encounters, even romantic encounters, with a stranger recurs often in the verses of Walt Whitman.Take, for example, these lines from one of the inscriptions that Whitman wrote to his 1860 journal of Plants of Grass.
Azra, Azra, Wake up Azra. Wake up Azra, It is time to go.
My hero, my best friend, my Grannio (a.k.a my Grandmother)
She raised me like I was her own daughter from the day I was born 32 years ago.She loved me like minion else has ever loved me in my life.
now is not the time to open open that great door again not the time to be more tolerant not the time to play to winnow is not the time for justice evolution mercy choices not the time to pet the puppies yipping with pathetic voicesnow is not the time for kindness not the time for compromise not the time for loving blindness not the time to close my eyesnow for one too many people not that i have gained no good heart has sown but flesh is reaping tears to mind and atrophied bloodnow my inner wolf seeks equals only those whose chords can howl deadly whether lone or social defending young or on the prowltell me not that you would die upon the spines of my displeasure live for me and for you will i cherish each cell as if a treasureput me not contained by a cage but roam with me because of snow and sun be by my side or breathe my dust for i shall bleed again for noneNiki Lasher Artist, Writer, and Webmatron http://www.kthulah.
Two Poems on the Traditions of Peru [in English and Spanish]
Atahualpa's Game [Peruvian]Sometimes, it's not wise To share your wisdom ---as did, Atahualpa (The Inca King) in the Game of chess; thereafter, He was condemned to death.6/6/05 #713Note: Atahualpa, was the most eminent of the Inca Kings, in the 16th century of Peru, I do relieve, and was held for money by the Spaniards.
Lima, City with the Stretched out Wings [In English and Spanish]
Lima, City with the Stretched out WingsIt's an ink-black night: no stars: a moon in sightJust dots of: red, green and white-white lightsAs the plane descends, descends, slides down On the long-drawn-out-spun-out long drawn out city of illumination Uneven as a crumbled cake, lit up like a Christmas tree-The wakeful city, with its stretched out wingsStretching from the mountains to the sea- Winding all the way through the valley's, forests, and streams Stretches, stretches its naked wings-endlesslyAs,I'm descending, down, over and about the city (descending, descending, and sliding to the ground)The city with stretched out wings-and endless lights Down, behind, around, the ground, it's immune to me I'm just part of its evening, a debut in its inky seaInvisible people: cats, dogs, birds, and rats-infiniteUncountable: dots; streams of lit dots, dot-lights; People: walking, talking, sleeping, ingestion by the dots People: waiting, killing, robbing, praying, by the dotsFor tomorrow, tomorrow and a new tomorrowThey say-:you are ruthless, and I know this to be trueAnd they tell me you have thieves and murders-And this, I dare say-but shall-is also true, very true But show me a city to the converse of eight-million-? I shake my fist and say: '?show me! But no one does'So alive, so brave, with bright and hungry hearts;I say, show me one that sings in poverty and smiles Prove me one that celebrates year-round of its heroes Show me painters that are as good-that sell on streets-As good as: Picasso, Dali, Rembrandt, and Yang YangAnd that welcomes the world with stretched out arms-Show me all this, or some of this, and I will say no moreWith this,I descend to its streets, its crowed winding streetsAs well as, to its neighborhoods with dust and grubby air, And hear the laughs of the children; the dogs on roofs Sights of the shoe-shiners: men and boys, in the parksAnd the many food carts; -- musicians, paper sellersAnd with its naked featherless wings, layer all-My Lima, Peru with its distinguished Cathedral:Golden blonde with gigantic crowns, andWithin its plaza-square, a water fountain-celebrated.Under its sins, with its craggy aged men, lovely women,They all stand tall and bow to its Inca history, its glory- Its world that once ruled all, like the Roman Empire,Like the American Dream, they were the noble, the kingsAnd now, from grind and toil, sweat and strive, all, all Grinding, grinding away, each and everyday, lover of the, King of Kings: Jesus Christ-this is the Lima I know today; a mighty ship that has by now sailed the seven seas, now resting!?Spanish VersionLima, La ciudad con las alas extendidas Translated by Rosa PeñalozaEsta es una noche oscura: no estrellas, ni luna a la vistaSolo puntos: rojo, verde y blanco-luces blancasMientras que el avión desciende, desciende, bajando A la larga-extendida-plana persistente ciudad de luces Plana como un panqueque, encendida como un árbol de navidad-La despierta ciudad, con sus alas extendidasExtendidas desde las montañas hacia el océano Zigzagueante a través de los valles, bosques y riachuelos Estirando, estirando sus alas desnudas-interminablesMientras,Voy descendiendo, abajo, por encima y alrededor de la ciudad (Descendiendo, descendiendo, y deslizándose a la tierra)La ciudad con las alas extendidas-y luces interminables Abajo, Abajo, detrás, alrededor, la tierra, es inmune a mí Sólo soy parte de esta noche, un bautizado en su oscuro océanoInvisible: gente, gatos, perros, pájaros, y ratas, infinidadIncontables: puntos, riachuelos de luz, puntos de luz; Gente: caminando, conversando, durmiendo, comiendo bajo los puntos de luz Gente: esperando, matando, robando, rezando bajo los puntos de luzPor mañana, mañana y otro mañanaEllos dicen--:Tu eres implacable, y yo se que esto es verdadY ellos me dicen tú tienes ladrones, y muertes-Y esto, me atrevo a decir, que esto también es cierto, muy ciertoPero muéstrame una ciudad de ocho millones contraria --? Sacudo mis puños y digo: "?muéstrame," pero nadie lo haceTan viva, tan valerosa, con corazones fuertes y hambrientos:Digo, muéstrame una que canta en pobreza, y sonríe Pruébame una como esa, que celebra alrededor del año a sus héroes Muéstrame pintores tan buenos-que venden en las calles-Tan buenos como: Picasso, Dali, Rembrant y Yang YangY que recibe al mundo con extendidos brazosMuéstrame todo esto, o algo de esto, y no diré masCon esto,Desciendo a sus calles, atiborrada, zigzagueantes callesAsí como su raro vecindario con polvo en el aire Y oigo la risa de los niños, los perros en los techos Vista de los lustrabotas, hombres y muchachos, en los parquesY los numerosos carros de comida, músicos y vendedores de periódicosY con su desnuda y desplumadas alas, cubriendo todo-Mi Lima, Perú, con su renombrada catedral:Amarilla dorada con su coronadas torres, yDentro de su plaza cuadrada, una celebrada piletaBajo su piel, con sus arrugados ancianos, tiernas mujeres,Todos ellos parados altos, y reverenciando a su historia inca, sugloria- Su mundo que una vez gobernó todo, como el Imperio RomanoComo el sueño de América, ellos fueron los nobles, los reyesY ahora de pesadez, y esfuerzo, sudor, lucha, todos, todos extenuados, fatigados, este y cada día, amantes del Rey de los Reyes: Jesucristo-esta es la Lima que conozco, hoy; un poderoso barco que ya navegó los siete mares, ahora descansando?Author/Poet Dennis Siluk, web site: http://dennissiluk.
The Plane from Iquitos [1959-Part One]
Iquitos & the Amazon Part OneIt was December 2, l959, I was meeting on a small prop-plane departure Iquitos, Peru for a trip down the Amazon en route for the opening, the mouth of the mighty Amazon,--to Manaus. As we flew low one could see the waters of the Amazon, the city all the time impressed me, but more from this birds-eye view, you could see the mighty river in its squid like form, with all it tentacles [contributories: waters between to the river].
I Saw the Universe
I can see the navy blue of the skiesOr the cerulean of the nightI can see the stars wink, the grin of the moonDuring the changes of it's monthly face**I am in awe**I see the sun on it's once a year trekAlternately development the life in the earthAnd then desertion away to allow it to sleepUntil the next spring**I am told the Universe is "out there"Beyond those stars, moon and sun,Yet the power of what I can seeIs a fathoming ahead of my comprehension**I am in awe**"Out there" no time, no seasons passNo sense of age, hatred or loss existOnly the infinity0f the Universe**What IS "out there"?What IS the Universe that has no end?What IS the power that creates all this?I want to see it too**And then I remember..
"I heard what you said, Red. Yet, I have to disagree.
Beautiful Dreamer, Stephen Foster, Americas First Folk Song Writer
"Beautiful Dreamer" was in print by Stephen Care for just ahead of his death in 1864 at age 37. The song became one of his most celebrated and most popular.
Blind Designs [a Poem] and a Note by Rosa on The Other Door
Blind DesignsBorn today, gone tomorrow Like a butterfly with no stomach Born n the morning, dead by night Oh-let me whisper Oh-let me cry What man has not learned? What man will not learn! In his pomposity, his expression With his abstract concepts With his intellect With his creativeness He has be converted into enslaved By-them? By them all, he will fall. Ah! Yes-abstract concepts Bombast and oratory His intellect His cleverness This he grass behind To his decedents!.
The Man Who Could Not Say Sorry For His Sins
Sorry would be a start.Though you cant take back your mistakes, and you cant clear up time, you'd think there would be remorse, for such a self portion crime, to send others out to die, to pay the blood price you have decreed, when its completely pomposity and posing, all about airs and greed, to acquire a perceived niche in history, glowing down the years, is the amount of your ambition, is the puny limit of your fears, when those you have sent to die, believing implicitly in you, leave relatives after who see, that nonentity you said was true, there is no belief now for those, whose come to you dont count, they are yesterdays forgotten, though daily they still mount, no accepted wisdom of resignation, no assurance to those left behind, just on with the ego, fast ahead from those times, as if nobody ever happened, as if your lies are quite ok, as if now is what to focus on, and then was a further day, lost back in the mists of time, obscured by clouds half seen, not an disrespect to the living, not impeachable and obscene, you may want to move on now, and dispense with your past infamy, but you ought to be tried for treason, and caged for blasphemy.
Five Mixed Poems, with Notes [now is Spanish and English]
1.Night in Jamaica [Peruvianism: 1810]It was a rainy night they say When don Simon Bolivar Slept in the arms of beautiful -Luisa Crober (of Jamaica); thus an Assassin missed his mark When he stabbed Major Amestoy Sleeping in the dark In Bolivar's hammock!.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning: A Debate of How Do I Love Thee?
"How Do I Love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barrett Browning was in black and white in 1845 while she was being courted by the English poet, Robert Browning. The poem is also aristocratic Elegy XLIII from Sonnets From the Portuguese.
AFRICA (to africans in diaspora)africa here i come, africa africa of the black soul the soul of an antediluvian civilization the background of your timid tribes.its your voice i hear africa your voice of the discussion 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 fluctuation 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 sickly tongues the different tongues of your good menafrica, black soul africa tell me about your gods your gods of the sky and of the protect earth your gods of the hills and of the rivers aboundshow me to your kings africa your kings of the antique dynasty the antediluvian family 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.
Rules for Inscription Poetry
You've been journalism poetry since that first assignment in your high drill characters class. You know the rules about inscription poetry, right? Are there rules? Well, if you go to regularly the poetry forums crossways the Internet as much as I do, you'd find that there are a lot of amateur poets who obdurately announce that there are no rules for copy poetry and if a big shot even suggests conception poetry or books on poetry, many of the amateur poets will throw up a defending front.
The Ballad of: Brawling Mad-dog Sergeant Rook [Now in: SPANISH and English]
English VersionA bunch of us guys in the hutIn ?Nam Were in concert cards, singing songs; In a solo-room, back of the hut Lay mad-dog, Sergeant Rook;And scrutiny from a distance Was his sidekick, Bodily Cook.When out of the night, he wantedTo fight This bully of six-foot-two Dog-drunk, smelling like a skunkI sought to fight him too.
Since Youve Been Gone...
My life has changedin so so many waysIt seems to continually bein a state of disarray..
Become A Poet In Ten Minutes
Have you ever sat there staring at the paper, ready to write, but unsure where to begin? Want a elucidation that will overcome even the worst writer's block? A person can start journalism poetry today using a few austere techniques.One, two, .
Its What She Didnt Say
When I hear your voice contained by my head it makes me think of you every free day as I fight back tears of desolation and astonishment if you're okayMy life is empty not including you I wish time would take away the pain but the ache in my heart persists and my clean hopes seem in vainI accomplish how much I hurt you and now I know it's too late to tell you how sorry I am and anticipate you not to hateI don't deserve a back up ability to show you how much I care when you looked-for me the most I know I disastrous to be thereNow your trust in me is gone evermore and I will never have the attempt to say I actually hope your dreams come true and happiness finds you every dayI would give just about everything in life if I could go back to that day and erase the whole lot I said and did to make your distress go awayWhat hurts the most is this is what you didn't say and the deficiency of these words haunt me each and every day..
|home | site map|
|goldenarticles.net © 2019|