Treasure Island

Nicanor Parra

(September 5, 1914 / Chillán)

Poems of Nicanor Parra

1. Acacias 12/8/2011
2. Chronos 1/3/2003
3. I Take Back Everything I’ve Said 12/8/2011
4. The Last Toast 1/3/2003
5. The Trap 1/3/2003
6. Warnings 12/8/2011
7. Young Poets 1/3/2003

Young Poets

Write as you will
In whatever style you like
Too much blood has run under the bridge
To go on believing
That only one road is right.

In poetry everything is permitted.

With only this condition of course,
You have to improve the blank page.

(trans. by Miller Williams)

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