Jose Asuncion Silva

(1865 - 1896 / Colombia)

Jose Asuncion Silva Poems

1. Nocturne III 1/1/2004
2. Dusk 4/6/2010
3. Chrysalises 4/6/2010
4. Childhood 4/6/2010
5. Suspiro (Yearning) 4/6/2010
6. The Woodsmen Of San Juan 4/6/2010
7. For The Reader's Ear 4/6/2010
8. Vejeces 9/14/2012
9. Sinfonia Color de Fresa Con Leche 9/14/2012
10. Midnight dreams 9/14/2012
11. Nocturno (Silva) 9/14/2012
12. A ti (Silva) 9/14/2012
13. Butterflies 4/6/2010
14. Crisalidas 9/14/2012
15. A veces 9/14/2012
16. Los maderos de San Juan 9/14/2012
17. Idilio - 1 9/14/2012
18. Egalité 9/14/2012
19. La Calavera 9/14/2012
20. A un Pesimista 9/14/2012

Butterflies

In a fragile vase
In your chamber are
Preserved butterflies
That when touched by
A brilliant sun ray
Turn to mother-of-pearl,
Pieces of iridescent
Evening sky
Or opaline glimmer

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