Trazos 
 
 Poesía
 Castellano
 English
 Français
 Italiano
 
 Ensayos
 Castellano
 Italiano
 
 Trazos
 
 Traducciones
 
 Epistolas
 
 Bibliografía
 
 Biografía
 
 Correo - Mail
Buscar

Poesía : English Last Updated: Noviembre 3, 2012


The Dance (SIlence)
Elias Letelier

Email this article
 Printer friendly page

I enter the occult liturgy of the cell,

discover the fire, in the night,

with my little rebel eyelid.

 

Upon the table, in the basements,

life is a conflagration:

everyone drinks the same sweat

and goes out walking without their shadows.

 

There is blood on that table,

a kiss made merchandise,

a mourned bread and broken wings:

everyone is behind the same song,

humming, as if witnessing a birth.

 

 

---------------------------------------------

Silence. Montreal: The Muses Co., 1992

ISBN 0-919754-41-4 & ISBN 0-919754-40-6


Top of  Page

English
Theory of the Shoes
My Steps
On leave in Managua
The night of the broken quartz
What's your name?
Who I am (Silence)
The Dance (SIlence)
First nocturne (Symphony)
I cannot be dead (Sypmphony)
The Last will be First