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Los novios

Tendidos en la yerba
una muchacha y un muchacho.
Comen naranjas, cambian besos
como las olas cambian sus espumas.
 
Tendido en la playa
una muchacha y un muchacho.
Comen limones, cambian besos
como las nubes cambian sus espumas.
 
Tendidos bajo tierra
una muchacha y un muchacho.
No dicen nada, no se besan,
cambian silencio por silencio.
 
Thanks!
thanked 5 times
Submitted by KlaarzinKlaarzin on Tue, 30/11/2021 - 11:11
Last edited by KlaarzinKlaarzin on Fri, 11/02/2022 - 15:05
Submitter's comments:

This poem by the Mexican poet laureate Octavio Paz (1914-1998) is included in his book of poetry "Libertad bajo palabra".
An English translation of this poem by the American poet Muriel Rukeyser was adapted by Eric Whitacre for his choir song "A boy and a girl".

 

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