Jules Supervielle

(1884 - 1960 / Uruguay)

Comments about Jules Supervielle

  • Dimitris(Jimmy) Psachos (6/17/2007 5:56:00 AM)

    Need more poems by Jules including more of the vividness of South American poets.

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Fish with your slow memories in deep creeks,
what can I do here with these? I know nothing
of you, except a little foam and shadow
and that one day, like me, you will die.

So why do you come to question my dreams
as if I could somehow be of use to you?
Go back to the sea, leave me on my dry earth.
We were not made to mix our days.

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