Collected Poems: 1930-1993 by May Sarton PDF

By May Sarton

A entire quantity accumulating may well Sarton’s poetry from over sixty years of work

This assortment spanning six a long time exposes the allure and readability of Sarton’s poetry to the fullest. prepared in chronological order, it follows the transformation of her writing via a variety of poetic varieties and kinds. Her poetry meditates on themes together with the yank panorama, getting older, nature, the act of constructing paintings, and self-study. This compendium from one among America’s such a lot liked poets will enthrall readers.

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A que nadie es capaz de arrancarle una hoja a la biblia ya que el papel higienico se acabo a ver a ver a que nadie se atreve a escupir la bandera chilena primero tendria que escupir mi cadaver apuesto mi cabeza a que nadie se rie como yo cuando los filisteos lo torturan. 3* XXIII N ow hear the challenges of the Christ of Elqui: raise your hands if you think you’re brave enough if there’s anybody who dares to drink a cup of holy water if anybody has the guts to take communion without confession if there’s anybody brave enough to smoke a cigarette on his knees chickens!

30 XXI I am thoroughly convinced 10 0 % that sex cools the spiritual ardor that is why I remain a bachelor I stand absolutely firm on this a priest who breaks the vow of chastity is a surefire candidate for hell and for that same reason I condemn with all my authority the theory and practice o f masturbation I know there are certain depraved priests who indulge in this practice in front of the mirror I sympathize with them but they disgust me if they have this little control over themselves they should hang up their hoods.

X After my poor mother gave up the ghost I made a firm resolution not to let myself be overcome with anger to answer insolence with kindness sarcasm with Christian sweetness arrogance with the humility of a ewe no matter how extreme the provocation although I confess I was sometimes at the point of rebellion against the Creator for such outrageous injustice as he allows. 19 XI Un agregado de ultima hora: tan pronto como se me aparecio el Senor tome un lapiz y una maquina de escribir y me puse a redactar mis predicas en el mejor castellano posible no sin antes haberme retirado al desierto por un lapso de 7 anos consecutivos claro que sin la menor vanidad a pesar de que soy un analfabeto nunca pise la puerta de una escuela mi papa fue mas pobre que la rata por no decir otra cosa peor Distinguidos lectores: en estos momentos os estoy escribiendo en una enorme maquina de escribir desde el escritorio de una casa particular eso si que ya no vestido de Cristo sino que de ciudadano vulgar y corriente y les pido con gran humildad leanme con un poquito de carino yo soy un hombre sediendo de amor y muchas gracias por la atencion dispensada.

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