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The Martyrdom of Saint Elmo

He saw the light leap leopard low A ribbon from a wanton bow A slash of fire on Saint Elmo’s brow a lurid smile denotes the scholar’s mortal grin One would not think darkness the repose of sin Melancholy was a pose of those within the bounds of mortal care But age no longer rests…


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Llanto Por La Muerte De Ignacio Sánchez Mejías

Federico Garcia Lorca (1898-1936) was the jewel of the Generation of ’27; a group of poets and other artists which included – in its broadest sense – Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dali, and the torero Ignacio Sánchez Mejías. It was the death of this literary bull fighter that inspired Garcia Lorca to write one of the…


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Don Pasquale

He was old and foolish, Predicaments not inextricably conjoined. His friends for reasons linked to gain But writ in friendship’s tawdry advertisements Put him on a skewer and turned him hot for a delicacy twixt food and sleep. His pain is Indies spice for sluggish Palates that dine on grief And those that smirk at…


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