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Ceasar vallejo: black roses [in english and spanish] - poetry


Cesar Vallejo: Black Roses

Bow down your head ol' poet- To face God's grace ahead There are no more trenches

To dig today? In the jungle of your head,

So-: Bow down, bow down,

Ol' barbaric poet! Death rides the horse ahead I hear the crackling of a whip See the demented eyes of death.

He order you to his den- The devil and his wind,

So-: Bow down, bow down Your blood tainted brows He will take you to the edge.

Closer, closer, I see you now Eh! a heartbreaking satanic cloud- I see a festival of black-roses, I hear bellow in the crowd.

Bow down, bow down, Ol' poet ?I hear your applause!

#666 [5/15/2005]

Versin en Espaol Translated by Nancy Penaloza Edited by Rosa Penaloza

Csar Vallejo: Rosas Negras

Inclina tu cabeza viejo poeta- Para encarar la gracia de Dios adelante No hay ms trincheras Para cavar hoy ? En el bosque de tu cabeza,


Inclnate, inclnate Viejo poeta barbrico! La muerte monta el caballo adelante Oigo el crujido de un azote Veo los ojos enloquecidos de la muerte.

El te emplaza a su guarida- El demonio y su viento,


Inclina, inclina Tu frente manchada de sangre El te tomar al borde.

Ms cerca, ms cerca, te veo ahora Ah! Como una nube mvil satnica- Veo un festival de rosas negras, Oigo el commotion de la muchedumbre.

Inclnate, inclnate viejo poeta Oigo tus aplausos!

#666 (15 de mayo del 2005)

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