English poetry

Poems in English

Gentleman Alone

The young maricones and the horny muchachas, The big fat widows delirious from insomnia, The young wives thirty hours’ pregnant, […]

Puedo Escribir

Puedo escribir los versos más tristes esta noche. Escribir, por ejemplo: ‘La noche está estrellada, Y tiritan, azules, los astros, […]

Ode To Maize

America, from a grain Of maize you grew To crown With spacious lands The ocean foam. A grain of maize […]

Leaning Into The Afternoons

Leaning into the afternoons, I cast my sad nets towards your oceanic eyes. There, in the highest blaze my solitude […]

Ode To The Artichoke

The artichoke With a tender heart Dressed up like a warrior, Standing at attention, it built A small helmet Under […]

Ode To Tomatoes

The street Filled with tomatoes, Midday, Summer, Light is Halved Like A Tomato, Its juice Runs Through the streets. In […]

Tower Of Light

O tower of light, sad beauty That magnified necklaces and statues in the sea, Calcareous eye, insignia of the vast […]

Walking Around

It so happens I am sick of being a man. And it happens that I walk into tailorshops and movie […]

Magellanic Penguin

Neither clown nor child nor black Nor white but verticle And a questioning innocence Dressed in night and snow: The […]

Cat’s Dream

How neatly a cat sleeps, Sleeps with its paws and its posture, Sleeps with its wicked claws, And with its […]

The Dictators

An odor has remained among the sugarcane: A mixture of blood and body, a penetrating Petal that brings nausea. Between […]

Ode To The Lemon

From blossoms Released By the moonlight, From an Aroma of exasperated Love, Steeped in fragrance, Yellowness Drifted from the lemon […]

Nothing But Death

There are cemeteries that are lonely, Graves full of bones that do not make a sound, The heart moving through […]


You’ve asked me what the lobster is weaving there with his golden feet? I reply, the ocean knows this. You […]

Ode To Salt

This salt In the saltcellar I once saw in the salt mines. I know You won’t Believe me, But It […]

A Dog Has Died

My dog has died. I buried him in the garden Next to a rusted old machine. Some day I’ll join […]

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