Classic · Excerpt · Generation of '27 · Lyricism · Modernism · Nocturne · Poetry · Spanish Culture · Spanish Literature

Federico García Lorca

“But there is no oblivion, no dream: raw flesh.
Kisses tie mouths in a tangle of new veins and those who are hurt will hurt without rest…”

— Federico García Lorca, from “Sleepless City (Brooklyn Bridge Nocturne),”  Poet in New York . Translation by Greg Simon and Steven F. White. Published June 24th 1998 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (first published 1940)

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