Nicanor Parra

(September 5, 1914 / Chillán)

Nicanor Parra Poems

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

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)

[Hata Bildir]