Category Archives: Late 20th Century

Poets that Dig: Catalonia and Galicia

Catalonia is on my mind.   My friend Amand went to Barcelona to see the referendum on October 1.  He was born in Mallorca and studied in Barcelona as a drama student in the seventies, joining street protests against the Franco … Continue reading

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Novoneyra- Wolf Stuff

Wolf stuff boar gorge lone places no one’s been or will go. The wolf! The eyes the back of the wolf! The wolf comes down the wood’s eye moving the yewtree branches rustling along leafy paths seeking the most isolated … Continue reading

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Uxío Novoneyra- Os Eidos

-Slender little spinner always at your spinning always spinning and dreaming in the end to come to nothing. -In the end to come to nothing, that has still to be seen since with the linen threads as I twist them … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams

María Teresa González     Sweet dreams Have sweet dreams Even if they are not of me And you are not at my side. May the gods favour you With a rich harvest where Love is handsomely sown. On your journey find … Continue reading

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Neo Romantizo: turning Romantic again

So far as life cures its own wound in me It reminds me of a thirst I didn’t have- A desire for channels and wells Where a voice bubbles up to be torn by the wind. There were never words … Continue reading

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Xosé Antonio García- Alcordances d’un Home Muertu

XVI What does it matter who I am, if from birth I have been lighted by darkest night? Magical is the life of dreaming and fantasy: I am the sprite with the enchanting call, Emperor of the earth and the … Continue reading

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Ánxel Fole- Charon

After spending  two years in the mountain village, I arrived in Lugo one rainy afternoon in February.  I ensconced myself in the foyer of the España cinema on the old Rúa do Progreso.  Two old friends were there: Vicentiño and … Continue reading

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