Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

(17 February 1836 - 22 December 1870 / Seville)

Rimas Lxix - Poem by Gustavo Adolfo Becquer

Al brillar un relampago nacemos,
Y aun dura su fulgor, cuando morimos:
iTan corto es el vivir!
La gloria y el amor tras que corremos,
Sombras de un sueno son que perseguimos:
iDespertar es morir!


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Poem Submitted: Monday, October 18, 2010



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