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Lament For Ignacio Sánchez Mejías

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1. Cogida and death

At five in the afternoon.
It was exactly five in the afternoon.
A boy brought the white sheet
at five in the afternoon.
A frail of lime ready prepared
at five in the afternoon.
The rest was death, and death alone.

The wind carried away the cottonwool
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Sandra Feldman 24 August 2016

I don't like long poems. This one I fell sadly and forever in love with.

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Ray Gibbs 21 January 2015

genius of surreal and lament

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Sandra Feldman 24 August 2016

Wonderful and true comment

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* Sunprincess * 16 July 2014

...........only a poet with a strong and deeply felt love for family or friend, could have written this piece....truly remarkable....and I find it sad Ignacio will never know, there was a masterpiece written in his honor...

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alla cinco del a tarde brilliant but i have slightly different version

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