Jose Marti

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José Julián Martí Pérez (January 28, 1853 – May 19, 1895) was a Cuban national hero and an important figure in Latin American literature. In his short life he was a poet, an essayist, a journalist, a revolutionary philosopher, a translator, a professor, a publisher, and a political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a ...
Popular Poems
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I Have A White Rose To Tend (Verse Xxxix)
I have a white rose to tend
In July as in January;
I give it to the true friend
Who offers his frank hand to me.
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2.
I Wish To Leave The World
I wish to leave the world
By its natural door;
In my tomb of green leaves
They are to carry me to die
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3.
¡dolor! ¡dolor! Eterna Vida Mía
¡Dolor! ¡Dolor! eterna vida mía,
Ser de mi ser, sin cuyo aliento muero!
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4.
I Dream Awake (From Ismaelillo)
Day and night
I always dream with open eyes
And on top of the foaming waves
Of the wide turbulent sea,
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5.
¡oh, Margarita!
Una cita a la sombra de tu oscuro
Portal donde el friecillo nos convida
A apretarnos los dos, de tan estrecho
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GUILLERMO MIQUEL 03 November 2019
I want to follow his ethic in my life. It was a real ethic to be followed: helping the weak people and trying to do what is real justice always.
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