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Me, inside myself,always waiting for somethingthat my mind can t define The sea goes out to the wind in savage perfume I did not know how to guard myself against invincible currents.I was Life, beloved Something like a fleeing of birds distances us from timeand your emotion and mine run in flockspursuing themselves Life goes barefootover the sea s cloud Don t remember me Feel me A nightingale has us in his throat And we shall go on being deeperthan the silenceandalone than unco Me, inside myself,always waiting for somethingthat my mind can t define The sea goes out to the wind in savage perfume I did not know how to guard myself against invincible currents.I was Life, beloved Something like a fleeing of birds distances us from timeand your emotion and mine run in flockspursuing themselves Life goes barefootover the sea s cloud Don t remember me Feel me A nightingale has us in his throat And we shall go on being deeperthan the silenceandalone than unconquered solitude A feminist before the term existed Thoughtful translation of an unknown, but important, writer. De Burgos poetry, much thought lost, many collected here for the first time, falls into one those impossible niches that finds the reader struggling for comparison She s passionate many of these poems are stricken and sickly paeans to whatever love might mean and at the same time wrings out of herself a well grounded sense of doom little is known of her life, but it didn t end well, that s for sure that is light and playful and horrifying that you can t help but delight in skipping along t De Burgos poetry, much thought lost, many collected here for the first time, falls into one those impossible niches that finds the reader struggling for comparison She s passionate many of these poems are stricken and sickly paeans to whatever love might mean and at the same time wrings out of herself a well grounded sense of doom little is known of her life, but it didn t end well, that s for sure that is light and playful and horrifying that you can t help but delight in skipping along to the grave with her Sure, she s cited as a Puerto Rican nationalist the only bad poems here are those paeans to her homeland with all sorts of untricky political affiliations, unlucky at love, and died in the streets of New York, unsung I don t find these trappings to matter so much at her clever and sly winks at death and love Ahhh Julia I wish that all my friends in the states could speak Spanish so I can share this poetry with them.Julia siempre, siempre Julia i didn t actually read this whole book, it s huge but i skimmed through and read poems here and there she s not my favorite style but i really respect her work and her history, which was politically feminist in puerto rico in her time. With all due respect for the good works of Jack Ag eros, this translation is extremely flawed A close examination reveals perhaps a misunderstanding of themes and intent, awkward and literal renderings, misspellings, usage and grammar issues, to name a few of the thorny bits A good example can be found in I Was the Quietest One, which is a terrible botch job Justice needs to be done for this great poet, yet you won t find much justice here. |DOWNLOAD PDF ☫ Song of the Simple Truth: The Complete Poems of Julia de Burgos ⚔ Song of the Simple Truth Canci n de la verdad sencilla is the first bilingual edition of Julia de Burgos complete poems Numbering than , these poems form a literary landmark the first time her poems have appeared in a complete edition in either English or Spanish Many of the verses presented here had been lost and are presented here for the first time in print De Burgos broke new ground in her poetry by fusing a romantic temperament with keen political insights This book will be essential reading for lovers of poetry and for feminists I m so bored by heterosexual love poetry, and poetry about the sea, and heterosexual love poetry involving the sea.I did quite like some of the poems not about love i.e Nothing, To Julia de Burgos, I Was My Own Route, I Was the Quietest One, Poem for my Death, Shipwreck of a Dream. To Julia de Burgos is one of my favorite poems Jack Agueros is also a good poet in his own right He is working on a volume in translation of similar scope on Cuban poet Jose Marti s work with his daughter Natalia Agueros. I wanted to be like men wanted me to be an attempt at life a game of hide and seek with my being.But I was made of nows 1st stanza of I was my own route Need I sayRead it, read it, read it.