Category Archives: Rosalía de Castro

Three Poems About the Mountains

How quick the implacable axe felled to the ground oaks and holm oaks and by the light of darling dawn how bald appears the mountain crest! Where yesterday coppice and wood were rustic thick, enveloped in sweet mystery when mists … Continue reading

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Álvaro Cunqueiro- Rosalía de Castro

Now this something no more is of this world rose fountain perfume plum or glass Now that it no longer is you remembered this woodland so sad in its birdless dawn or how so early  you fled a damp pipe … Continue reading

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Iglesia Alvariño- Rosalía de Castro

      Rosalía de Castro Oh, the long rain! A dream of grass atop the bridge -Hill peaks, night peaks and many little children. -Turn white, happy white mill, happy spout. -What dreams are the still waters of your eyes … Continue reading

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Rosalía de Castro as Penelope

From the four cardinal points of our good planet, -young despite its many wrinkles- thousands of minds, active and powerful in broadening the fields of Science- so vast now that Reason gets lost in their immense undergrowth- come for the … Continue reading

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The Girl at the Fountain

I saw you on a clear night, It was Midsummer´s Eve, And you were putting fresh herbs Out in the fountain to cool. Ah, but you were so pretty Like the rose on the rosebush When it is covered all … Continue reading

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En las Orillas del Sar

In the organ’s echoes or the wind’s words In a star’s shining or a drop of rain, She felt you all round, saw you everywhere Without ever finding you. Maybe she found you, found you and lost you Again, in … Continue reading

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