Tag Archives: Galicia

Pondal: A Celtic Bard in Spain

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

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Trobadores- Johan Arias de Santiago

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

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Novoneyra- Wolf Stuff

Novoneyra is the poet of O Courel. Here he writes about the wolf.
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Xosé Vázquez Pintor

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

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Bran’s Business

Bran’s Business Bran, stretching himself across the river, his head on one bank, his feet on the other, said: Who is the god who is older than the bridge! And so the people and the cattle could pass from one … 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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Santiago- a Poem by Lorca

Tonight Santiago went by On his path of light through the sky The playing children say so a gentle brook’s burbling water. Where to, celestial pilgrim, riding that infinite clear path? He’s heading for distant dawn’s shine on a horse … Continue reading

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