Classic · Collection · Fragment · Generation of '27 · Poetry · Spanish Culture · Spanish Literature

Federico García Lorca

The still waters of the air
under the bough of the echo.

The still waters of the water
under a frond of stars.

The still waters of your mouth
under a thicket of kisses.

—Federico García Lorca, “Variación/Variations,” Selected Poems by Federico García Lorca. Translated from the Spanish by Lysander Kemp, from (New Directions 1955)
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