«Without Ever Coming Out», by Carlos Germán Belli

When shall I at last return, In which minute, time or age, To my lady's dearest part —No one knows it, only me— So inside her I just stay Without ever coming out? To that place I want to go, To her deepest inner side, To the secret valley of joy Where my body and… Seguir leyendo «Without Ever Coming Out», by Carlos Germán Belli

The Phantom

I saw a girl last night. She dances under the dome of the sky, Under the dome of the spanning night that surrounds the living. She hears the music and dances to it, The music that surrounds the silence of the dead, The music that sounds in the morning As the sunbeam touches the interstices… Seguir leyendo The Phantom

The Wildfire

To the people of Valparaíso Where does it come from, The full heat of the fire? Does it come from the hills Up above us, Where the standing trees, Rising their non-fleshed bodies That patience made, Dry themselves into the wind? Does it come from the wind Howling among the gorges of the hills, Among… Seguir leyendo The Wildfire