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. Simplicity 12/13/2013
3. Susana Soca 12/31/2002
4. That One 12/31/2002
5. Browning Decides To Be A Poet 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. Shinto 12/31/2002
10. Adam Cast Forth 5/10/2001
11. Remorse For Any Death 12/31/2002
12. El Instante 1/1/2004
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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El Instante

Dónde estarán los siglos, dónde el sueño
de espadas que los tártaros soñaron,
dónde los fuertes muros que allanaron,
dónde el Árbol de Adán y el otro Leño?
El presente está solo. La memoria
erige el tiempo. Sucesión y engaño
es la rutina del reloj. El año
no es menos vano que la vana historia.
Entre el alba y la noche hay un abismo

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