Tag Archives: Galicia
I offended a friend. “The Boy Scouts? That’s the Hitler Youth with ginger beer, isn’t it?” I said. “I love the Scouts,” he replied. “Choose your weapon!” I backed off quickly because, if he had been a scout, he could … Continue reading
Two books published in 1952 and 1953 show the connections between Galicia and Wales, R.S. Thomas and Novoneyra. Continue reading
At the hour the sweet morning star Begins to soften and melt, His well-horned mountain goats Trotting along in front, Temenday the Celtic shepherd comes Returning to his sweet fold Alone and singing through the broom Of Xallas, decked with … Continue reading
I saw a young girl walking At Cresente through the woods And there she started singing Far from the view of the world Tying her skirt at the waist As the sun with dawn gold chased The banks of the … Continue reading
Novoneyra is the poet of O Courel. Here he writes about the wolf.
Xosé Vázquez Pintor- The Longing Won’t Win Out You can listen to this blog on Podomatic I am revisiting a poem by Xosé Vázquez Pintor. I want you to hear it in the original and in translation, now that I … Continue reading