Jorge Luis Borges

(24 August 1899 – 14 June 1986 / Buenos Aires / Argentina)

Jorge Luis Borges Poems

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1. A Patio 12/13/2013
2. Susana Soca 12/31/2002
3. That One 12/31/2002
4. Browning Decides To Be A Poet 12/31/2002
5. Shinto 12/31/2002
6. Elegy 12/31/2002
7. We Are The Time. We Are The Famous 1/1/2004
8. The Other Tiger 1/3/2003
9. El Instante 1/1/2004
10. Adam Cast Forth 5/10/2001
11. Remorse For Any Death 12/31/2002
12. Simplicity 12/13/2013
13. The Art Of Poetry 1/3/2003
14. Limits 12/31/2002
15. To A Cat 12/31/2002
16. History Of The Night 12/31/2002
17. Instants 1/3/2003
Best Poem of Jorge Luis Borges


If I could live again my life,
In the next - I'll try,
- to make more mistakes,
I won't try to be so perfect,
I'll be more relaxed,
I'll be more full - than I am now,
In fact, I'll take fewer things seriously,
I'll be less hygenic,
I'll take more risks,
I'll take more trips,
I'll watch more sunsets,
I'll climb more mountains,
I'll swim more rivers,
I'll go to more places - I've never been,
I'll eat more ice creams and less (lime) beans,
I'll have more real problems - and less imaginary
I was one of those people who live
prudent and ...

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Susana Soca

With lingering love she gazed at the dispersed
Colors of dusk. It pleased her utterly
To lose herself in the complex melody
Or in the cunous life to be found in verse.
lt was not the primal red but rather grays
That spun the fine thread of her destiny,
For the nicest distinctions and all spent
In waverings, ambiguities, delays.
Lacking the nerve to tread this treacherous

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