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Amor y Justicia [Dec. 21st, 2004|08:44 am]
banditti
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I'm off for a few days so here's another poem written circa 1996-1997 to tide ya'll over until I return, hopefully with some fresh poems!

Wow, two postings in two days; I feel so...so...accomplished...tee hee hee.

I was reminded of Neruda last night. I adore his Odes...love and justice and poetry...sigh...

**Please excuse the lack of accents in the spanish version**


Oda a Neruda

Amante
de la mugre,
la mugre esta
empotrado
en los manos
de los mineros,
La mugre de Chile.
Amante de tomates,
el mar,
Matilde dulce
amante de los amantes:
ejercitos
de las alcachofas
cantan su cancion,
las abejas proletarias
trabajan a los corolas,
su traje negro
camina con
el cuerpo
de sus poemas
por la
orillas saladas
de Valparaiso,
todos los atomos
de todas
sus palabras
bailan una vida
con la lucha
en direccion de
la justicia
y el amor

**

Ode to Neruda

Lover
of dirt,
dirt on
the hands
of miners,
the dirt of Chile;
Lover of tomatoes,
the sea,
sweet Matilde,
lover of lovers:
armies
of artichokes
sing your song,
proletariat bees
work in corollas,
your black suit
walks with
the body
of your poems
along the
salty shores
of Valparaiso.
Every atom
of every one
of your words
dances
a life
time
of struggle
toward
justice
and love
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Comments:
From: (Anonymous)
2004-12-21 09:27 pm (UTC)

a stunning poet

You really are a stunning poet.

Con justicia y el amor

T.
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