Federico García Lorca

(5 June 1898 – 19 August 1936 / Fuente Vaqueros)

Serenata - Poem by Federico García Lorca

The night soaks itself
along the shore of the river
and in Lolita's breasts
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  • (11/28/2017 5:11:00 AM)

    The translation of nardos to roses makes me sad. loses so much connotation that way, in exchange for being more accessible. Spikenards are valerian relatives, sedative, as well as a perfume. And there's biblical mention! in the Song of Solomon, which is the biblical companion piece to this poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/25/2012 7:54:00 AM)

    one of the most beautiful poems he has written.. (Report)Reply

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