Imago lacus

The picture above was taken by a dear friend, the American poet Debra Kang Dean (please do not use it without permission). I met Debra three years before, when I went to Walden to work with his late husband Brad, a great Thoreau scholar. Once we spent hours tracking this quotation: "Some men go fishing all their lives without ever realizing it's not fish they are after." We concluded that Thoreau never wrote it, but si non è vero...

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Paddy's Day


Irlanda donde algunos aún recuerdan
Irlanda tan pobre en flores y torres
pero tan rica en músicas y letras

Irlanda donde damas y floristas
se distinguen (según Shaw) no en el trato
Irlanda
            sino en cómo las miras.

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