Treasure Island

Federico García Lorca

(5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936 / Fuente Vaqueros)

Poems of Federico García Lorca

1. Adam 3/29/2010
2. Adivinanza De La Guitarra 1/1/2004
3. Arbolé, Arbolé 1/1/2004
4. Balada Amarilla IV 1/1/2004
5. Ballad of the Moon 1/3/2003
6. Before the Dawn 1/3/2003
7. Cantos Nuevos 3/29/2010
8. City That Does Not Sleep 1/3/2003
9. Dawn 3/29/2010
10. Debussy [with English translation] 3/30/2010
11. Declaring 3/29/2010
12. Ditty of First Desire 1/3/2003
13. El Balcón 1/3/2003
14. Gacela of the Dark Death 1/3/2003
15. Gacela of the Dead Child 1/3/2003
16. Gacela of Unforseen Love 1/3/2003
17. La Casada Infiel 1/1/2004
18. Lament for Ignacio Sánchez Mejías 1/3/2003
19. Landscape of a Vomiting Multitude 1/3/2003
20. Las Seis Cuerdas 1/1/2004

Ballad of the Moon

translated by Will Kirkland

The moon came into the forge
in her bustle of flowering nard.
The little boy stares at her, stares.
The boy is staring hard.
In the shaken air
the moon moves her amrs,
and shows lubricious and pure,

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