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Cancionero de Ripoll-  In April Time

Cancionero de Ripoll- In April time… In April time, when the wood is decked green and the field with rosy flowers is dressed, tender youth is enflamed with love. Enflamed with love is tender youth, all the little birds sing … Continue reading

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Curros Enríquez- The Virgin of the Crystal Part VII

VII One blue August night Like a present from summer Vilanova dos Infantes Is all a buzz and uproar. Never did mysterious moonlight Pour such a silvery light, Nor willows in the breezes Spread out such fragrant odours. Through the … Continue reading

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Curros Enríquez- The Virgin of the Crystal Part VI

VI If the tradition I follow does not lie From the past scenes to the following day In the morning, Sitting in the shade of the willows sewing In the valley of Vilanova watching her cattle Is Rosiña. Unaware of … Continue reading

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Curros Enríquez- The Virgin of the Crystal Part III

They must have loved each other a lot The servants of Mazcareñas They must have loved each other a lot For them to be talking at such length. Every night they are seated On a great stone bench Talking to … Continue reading

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I dig you

I dig every bit of you, all, the lot, not ‘cos your damp skin burns up with fire nor for your breasts’ warm cinnamon nor even your sinful rhythm of hips. I dig every bit of you, all, the lot, … Continue reading

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Love Poem

Be well, you jewel, my girl and let your lover say As the  huge heaving sea makes other waters small And the Morning Star shines the brightest in the sky You are that much fairer than any other girl And … Continue reading

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