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I'm a fan of Lorca as well and new to the site. Is there a way to request a poem be added?
Can anyone tell me the name of Federico Lorca's poem which contains the words tell my friends that I am dead.....I am wrapped in that blue ground that is the my... Or something similar.
For the most unforgettable and exquisite verse by the great Lorca you can't go past 'Sonnet', published here in Spanish as 'Soneto'.
Lorca is one of my favorites.He really can cast a magical spell on us! And the moon comes back again and again in his lines! What a bliss he offers the reader!
A real artist - and I wish more of his works were available on this site - with or without translation.
Garcia Lorca spoke for poetic and human liberty - but opponents of human liberty might have murdered him in any age, including our own.
I'm serious - Falangism is a state of mind, in which all artists are at risk.
translated by Will KirklandThe moon came into the forgein her bustle of flowering nard.The little boy stares at her, stares.The boy is staring hard.In the shaken airthe moon moves her amrs,and shows lubricious and pure,