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Claudia Gallardo (F)
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    Don't save yourself
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    And now, the first and last poem I post, by my favorite Uruguayan poet Mario Benedetti...

    Don’t remain immobile
    At the edge of the road
    Don't freeze the joy
    Don't love with reluctance
    Don't save yourself now
    or ever
    Don't save yourself
    Don't fill with calm
    Don't reserve in the world
    Only a secure place
    Don't let your eyelids fall
    Heavily as judgments
    Don’t speak without lips
    Don't sleep without sleepiness
    Don't imagine yourself without blood
    Don't judge yourself without time.
    But if
    in spite of everything
    You can't help it,
    And you freeze the joy,
    And you love with reluctance,
    And you save yourself now,
    And you fill with calm
    And you reserve in the world
    Only a calm place,
    And you let fall your eyelids
    Heavily as judgments,
    And you speak without lips,
    And you sleep without sleepiness,
    And you imagine yourself without blood,
    And you judge yourself without time,
    And you remain immobile
    At the edge of the road,
    And you save yourself,
    Then…
    Don't stay with me.


    Sat, Jun 2, 2007  Permanent link

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    folkert     Tue, Jun 5, 2007  Permanent link
    Good advice.
    painting with life     Thu, Jun 7, 2007  Permanent link
    I'm inspired my the poem, and scurred of the vampire cat...
     
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