Treasure Island

Antonio Machado

(26 July 1875 – 22 February 1939 / Seville)

Fields of Soria


Hills of silver plate,
grey heights, dark red rocks
through which the Duero bends
its crossbow arc
round Soria, shadowed oaks,
stone dry-lands, naked mountains,
white roads and river poplars,
twilights of Soria, warlike and mystical,
today I feel, for you,
in my hearts depths, sadness,
sadness of love! Fields of Soria,
where it seems the stones have dreams,
you go with me! Hills of silver plate,
grey heights, dark red rocks.

Submitted: Tuesday, January 21, 2003
Edited: Thursday, December 01, 2011

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  • Georgia Mallin (11/29/2006 3:48:00 PM)

    The whole poem has nine sections - the full poem in Spanish can be found at:
    http: //www.poesia-inter.net/amach113.htm
    An English translation of this poem and several others by Machado are at:
    http: //www.tonykline.co.uk/PITBR/Spanish/Machado.htm#_Toc72668360 (Report) Reply

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