Poetry Information

Two Poems: San Jeronimo Brook & [in English and Spanish]


Fair Andes! Thy arms reach high

Of iron-woven solid stone
Thu art a condor to the sky

Of glory hidden in thy heart

So many paths, a maze of art?

In thy old, Mantaro Valley

Where adobes, breathe and tremble
Beyond your rustic shadows

There lays the prettiest of brooks

Is my heart, within its stream!

My image deeply carved, rippled

In its undiluted shallow waters

Waiting, just waiting for me?

As it opens up, opens up my soul

My rippled soul-searching-eyes!...

Note: Between Lima, Peru, and the Andes, and just beyond is the Mantaro Valley; therein, lays the area and village called San Jeronimo; tucked away within its foliage, and rustic background, is a brook, a stream that runs down form the mountains. It is a lazy and peaceful place. It glistens with the sun. What more can I say. #725 6/10/05

In Spanish

A las Montañas
[ o : Arroyo de San Jeronimo]

¡hermosos Andes! tus brazos llegan alto.

De piedra tejida por hierro sólido
tu eres un condor para el cielo

De gloria ocultada en tu corazón.

Tantos caminos, un arte de laberinto ?
En tu viejo, Valle del Mantaro

Donde los adobes, respiran y tiemblan
Más allá de sus sombras rústicas

Allí descansa el más bonito de los arroyos

¡Està mi corazón, dentro de su corriente!
Mi imagen profundamente tallada, ondulada

En sus aguas no diluidas bajas

Esperando, solamente esperando por mí ?

Asi como esto se abre, se abre mi alma

¡Mis ojos de examen de conciencia ondulados!...

Note: Entre Lima, Perú, y los Andes, y solamente más allá està el Valle del Mantaro; allí dentro descansa el area y el pueblo llamado San Jeronimo; metido dentro de su follaje, y el fondo rústico, es un arroyo, una corriente que corre hacia abajo de las montañas. Esto es un lugar placido y pacífico. Esto brilla con el sol. Que más puede yo decir. *725 6/10/05

Fingers inside my Dream

"Who's inside this dream of mine?"
No stars, no orbits only pale dim light
A cold moon, with fleecy clouds-

Death, death within a crimson dream?
Shall I wakeup to find myself free? (or)
Closed in, stuck in this frozen dream??

?to fine I was never where I thought-
Nor exactly what I thought. I was
In this dream with fingers hanging?

?stinging, grabbing me in this dream;
Trying to wake me up-to reality?
To tell me, it was all a dream

(now?good night)!

#726 6/11/05

In Spanish

Dedos dentro de mi Sueño

¿" Quién està dentro de este sueño mio?"
Ninguna estrella, ninguna órbita sólo palidez de luz débil Una luna fría,
con nubes lanudas-
Muerte, muerte dentro de un sueño carmesí ?
¿despertarè para encontrarme libre?
¿Metido, pegado en este sueño congelado ??
?Para bien yo nunca estuve donde pensé-
Ni exactamente lo que pensé. Yo era
En este sueño con dedos prendidos....
?hiriendome, agarrándome en este sueño;
tratando de despertarme a la realidad ?
Para decirme, era todo un sueño

¡(ahora...buenas noches)!

*726 6/11/

Author/Poet Dennis Siluk you can see his books on http://www.bn.com or http://www.amazon.com


MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


The Guardian

Indigenous slam queen Melanie Mununggurr-Williams crowned 2018 poetry champion – video
The Guardian
Melanie Mununggurr-Williams from Darwin has been crowned champion of the 2018 Australian Poetry Slam National Final, after she dropped a stunning slam on Aboriginal identity on Sunday night at Sydney Opera House. Source: Australian Poetry Slam.



A Poetry Hunter On Discovering Lost Poems Of Anne Sexton
NPR
Now two poetry hunters - that's right, that's a thing - have discovered more of her works, previously unknown works that show how she became one of the pioneers of confessional poetry. Two colleagues, Zachary Turpin of the University of Idaho and Erin ...



The Guardian

George the Poet: 'My manifesto was in poetry when I ran for student union chair'
The Guardian
As a writer of socially charged rap and poetry, he has become a spokesperson for issues faced by multicultural inner-city communities. Earlier this year, he opened the BBC's coverage of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and appeared twice ...



Irish Times

Poetry round-up: Kate Tempest, the phenomenon, is back
Irish Times
The strength of McGuckian's poetry lies in her capacity for phrase-making; her prosody has the ring of complete conviction even when it deals in gorgeous abstractions, her nouns unmoored from their contexts, her grammatical structures unanchored from ...



Toledo Blade

A poetic world: Words, kind or harsh, define everyday existence
Toledo Blade
Poetry is a name for the pleasure we take in the language we hear and speak, read and write. We savor words for their music as well as what they mean, the wonderful alchemy of their sound and sense together, even as we use them for the most mundane, ...



Forbes

This 23-Year-Old Bosnian Is Running An Online Poetry Contest To Fight Hate Speech In The Balkans
Forbes
A heart-warming example of how young activists are using digital technology to heal the painful war wounds of the Balkans and rebuild a healthy social fabric in the region is the online poetry contest Mili Dueli (English: Sweet Duels). Bosnian Nermin ...



Juneau Empire

Annual Grand Slam poetry event crowns a winner
Juneau Empire
After delivering three caustic poems en route to the eighth annual Woosh Kinaadeiyí Grand Slam title, Michael Christenson was all smiles. The night and the poetry slam season's top poet said he was happy to win and to have heard a lot of great poems in ...



The Guardian

Neil Tennant: 'Sometimes I think, where's the art, the poetry in all this?'
The Guardian
It isn't anything to do with pronouns, it's to do with poetry really.” He laughs. It's also the reason why, for all the Pet Shop Boys songs commenting on society and politics (including three about Tony Blair), they have never written a direct protest ...

and more »


Mashable

Roll your eyes all you like, but Instagram poets are redefining the genre for millennials
Mashable
We millennials like our poetry typed out in neat fonts on rustic pastel backgrounds, centred in a tiny square on a small screen. We read short, simple, and relatable poems which may strike a chord with us for a second before we scroll on to the next ...



The Root

Today Is National Black Poetry Day. Here's a Totally Biased List of 10 Black Poems You Should Hear
The Root
Today is national black poetry day and I am, among many things, a black poet. I could link to Maya Angelou's “Phenomenal Woman” or some other literary poets, but there are these things called books that you should totally check out. And because The ...
National Poetry Slam champs at home base for a monthly slamCharlotte Observer
Backstage Stillwater hosted Red Dirty Poetry on TuesdayDaily O'Collegian

all 4 news articles »

Google News

home | site map | Art of the Ocean
© 2006