Gabriela Mistral

(7 April 1889 – 10 January 1957 / Vicuna)

Gabriela Mistral Poems

1. Rocking 10/23/2015
2. The Lark 4/3/2012
3. The Alpaca 4/3/2012
4. Song Of Death 4/3/2012
5. The Rose 4/3/2012
6. Creed 4/12/2010
7. The Shining Host 4/12/2010
8. Death Sonnet I 4/12/2010
9. The Stranger (La Extranjera) 4/12/2010
10. Decalogue Of The Artist 4/12/2010
11. Those Who Do Not Dance 4/12/2010
12. Anniversary 4/12/2010
13. Tiny Feet 4/12/2010
14. Dusk 4/12/2010
15. I Am Not Alone 4/12/2010
16. Pine Forest 1/13/2003
17. The Sad Mother 1/13/2003
18. To See Him Again 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Gabriela Mistral

To See Him Again

Never, never again?
Not on nights filled with quivering stars,
or during dawn's maiden brightness
or afternoons of sacrifice?

Or at the edge of a pale path
that encircles the farmlands,
or upon the rim of a trembling fountain,
whitened by a shimmering moon?

Or beneath the forest's
luxuriant, raveled tresses
where, calling his name,
I was overtaken by the night?
Not in the grotto that returns
the echo of my cry?

Oh no. To see him again --
it would not matter where --
in heaven's deadwater
or inside the boiling vortex,
under ...

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Pine Forest

Let us go now into the forest.
Trees will pass by your face,
and I will stop and offer you to them,
but they cannot bend down.
The night watches over its creatures,
except for the pine trees that never change:
the old wounded springs that spring
blessed gum, eternal afternoons.
If they could, the trees would lift you

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