By Raul Ruiz, Pablo Neruda, Nicanor Parra, Enrique Lihn, Miller Williams, Miguel Arteche, Efrain Barquero, Rolando Cardenas, Luisa Johnson, Alberto Rubio, Jorge Teillier, Armando Uribe Arce, Antonio Skarmeta, Poli Delano
Chosen and edited by means of miller williams; poetry merely is twin language.
more consultant that "great"--so it is determined by what you will have.
if you simply wish the easiest stuff, the Nicanor Parra, the Neruda, the Enrique Lihn. until you must learn undesirable brief tales, bypass the Skarmeta.
but, worthy it for the 3 poets i discussed whichever manner you chop it.
Miller Williams - advent and editor,
Miguel Arteche - poems,
Efrain Barquero - poems,
Rolando Cardenas - poems,
Luisa Johnson - poems,
Enrique Lihn - poems,
Pablo Neruda - poems,
Nicanor Parra - poems,
Alberto Rubio - poems,
Jorge Teillier - poems,
Armando Uribe Arce - poems,
Poli Delano - story,
Antonio Skarmeta - tale,
Raul Ruiz - play
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The first collection of her own work, Horario de un Caraeoi, was pub lished in 1963. Miss Johnson’s work is clearly a woman’s poetry, and at the same time bold, often reckless, in the chances it takes. NOTICIA Las campanas de una iglesia baten a viento y a sol, golpean los badajos en la humedad de la mañana, porque con seguridad alguien ha muerto, olvidando su reloj sobre la mesa, abandonando a su mujer en cuarto oscuro, dejando a sus niños en desorden tan extraño. Con seguridad alguien ha muerto, lo dice el aire frío que entorna largamente mi rostro, haciéndome pensativa.
Here in my apartment I ’m getting dressed. The wind comes in, pure and smelling of nothing. I sit at the mirror, grow large in the mirror, and still I know that while the morning returns someone has died: that someone has put it all out o f his mind. HORAS Quizá ya sea tiempo de acordarse de la tarde. Y a debe ser hora de cerrar postigos y encender una luz disimulada en la casa, y achicar el juego de los niños bajo algún alero. Es hora de enternecerse sobre la última cebolla del dia teñida de arreboles y repartir fragancias en la casa dando a la sopa ese olor atardecido.
The best-known living writer in his language, he is often men tioned for the Nobel Prize. His books include Veinte Poemas de Amor, Residencia en la Tierra, Estravagaria, and many others. AL PIE DESDE SU NINO El pie del niño aún no sabe que es pie, y quiere ser mariposa o manzana. Pero luego los vidrios y las piedras, las calles, las escaleras, y los caminos de la tierra dura van enseñando al pie que no puede volar, que no puede ser fruto redondo en una rama. El pie del niño entonces fué derrotado, cayó en la batalla, fué prisionero, condenado a vivir en un zapato.