Ruben Dario Poems

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1.
Fatality

The tree is happy because it is scarcely sentient;
the hard rock is happier still, it feels nothing:
there is no pain as great as being alive,
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2.
Far Away

Ox that I saw in my childhood, as you steamed
in the burning gold on the Nicaraguan sun,
there on the rich plantation filled with tropical
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3.
Portico

I am the singer who of late put by
The verse azulean and the chant profane,
Across whose nights a rossignol would cry
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4.
Blazon

The snow-white Olympic swan,
with beak of rose-red agate,
preens his eucharistic wing,
which he opens to the sun like a fan.
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5.
Nocturne

Silence of the night , a sad, nocturnal
silence--Why does my soul tremble so?
I hear the humming of my blood,
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6.
Cantos De Vida Y Esperanza

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Yo soy aquel que ayer no más decía
el verso azul y la canción profana,
en cuya noche un ruiseñor había
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7.
Canto De Esperanza (With English Translation)

Un gran vuelo de cuervos mancha el azul celeste.
Un soplo milenario trae amagos de peste.
Se asesinan los hombres en el extremo Este.
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8.
Caracol (A Shell)

En la playa he encontrado un caracol de oro
macizo y recamado de las perlas más finas;
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9.
En La Muerte De Un Poeta (With English Translation)

El pensador llegó a la barca negra:
y le vieron hundirse
en las brumas del lago del Misterio,
los ojos de los Cisnes.
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10.
In Autumn

I know there are those who ask: Why does he not
sing with the same wild harmonies as before?
But they have not seen the labors of an hour
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