Poetry

Book of Poems (Selection)/Libro de poemas (Selección): A by Federico García Lorca

By Federico García Lorca

Even though the lifetime of Federico García Lorca (1898–1936) was once tragically short, the Spanish poet and dramatist created an everlasting physique of labor that is still across the world very important.

This number of fifty five poems from the 1921 assortment Libro de poemas represents a few of his most interesting paintings. Imbued with Andalusian folklore, wealthy in metaphor, and spiritually advanced.

Show description

Read or Download Book of Poems (Selection)/Libro de poemas (Selección): A Dual-Language Book PDF

Similar poetry books

The People Look Like Flowers At Last

The fuel line is leaking, the poultry is long past from the

cage, the skyline is dotted with vultures;

Benny eventually acquired off the stuff and Betty now has a job

as a waitress; and

the chimney sweep used to be particularly smooth as he

giggled up via the

soot.

I walked miles in the course of the urban and recognized

not anything as a massive claw ate at my

belly whereas the interior of my head felt

ethereal as though i used to be approximately to go

mad.

it's now not quite a bit that not anything means

whatever yet extra that it retains meaning

nothing,

there's no unencumber, simply professionals and self-

appointed gods and hucksters.

the extra humans say, the fewer there's to say.

even the simplest books are dry sawdust.

—from "fingernails; nostrils; shoelaces"

Special Orders

In targeted Orders, the well known poet Edward Hirsch brings us a brand new sequence of tightly crafted poems, paintings that demonstrates an exciting growth of his tone and material. it truly is with a mix of grief and pleasure that Hirsch examines what he calls "the minor triumphs, the key failures" of his existence to this point, in traces that demonstrate a startling frankness within the guy composing them, a fearlessness in confronting his personal inner divisions: "I lived among my center and my head, / like a married couple who can't get along," he writes in "Self-portrait.

The Alexandreis: A Twelfth-Century Epic

Walter of Châtillons Latin epic at the lifetime of Alexander the good was once a 12th- and thirteenth-century "best-seller:" scribes produced over 200 manuscripts. The poem follows Alexander from his first successes in Asia Minor, via his conquest of Persia and India, to his innovative ethical degeneration and his poisoning through a disaffected lieutenant.

Field Work: Poems

Box paintings is the list of 4 years within which Seamus Heaney left the violence of Belfast to settle in a rustic cottage along with his kin in Glanmore, County Wicklow. Heeding "an early caution procedure to come again within my very own head," Heaney wrote poems with a brand new energy and adulthood, relocating from the political matters of his landmark quantity North to a extra own, contemplative method of the realm and to his personal writing.

Extra resources for Book of Poems (Selection)/Libro de poemas (Selección): A Dual-Language Book

Sample text

He was not too bright and not a very hard worker. He did successfully raise Faith, though – and that was commendable. Faith loved her father and saw past his many glaring faults – with the inclusion of his occasional neglect for Ronnie. She saw him as the man, who at one time, was good enough for her mother to start a family with. If he was good enough for her, then he was good enough for Faith. No matter how much he had changed over the years. Faith and her father’s parents decided to admit Ronnie to a home for the disabled.

Step off,” Faith said dryly, hanging up the phone. Not a second later, the phone began to ring again. It rang and rang, and was ringing as Faith left her apartment to go eat dinner with the Joneses. 33 Margaret opened the door before Faith could even knock. She always seemed to know when Faith was coming. “Come in, Dear, have yourself a seat,” Margaret invited her in. Like Faith, Margaret had quite an eclectic taste in furniture. In all the years that she had been married to Dale, she had never thrown out a single piece.

She had to go to work, they wouldn’t let her ‘the hell’ off,” answered Mike, somewhat sarcastic. ” Nick exclaimed. ” Mike grinned and lay back down on his bed, picking up the television remote. ” Nick asked, with a concerned eye. “What, in my briefs? My whitey tighties? ” Nick looked down at the IV stuck into a vein in his hand. He had never cared for needles, and he certainly did not care for hospitals. The thought of being stuck in one for a more than a few days was quite unpleasant.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.92 of 5 – based on 21 votes