Gabriela Mistral Song Poems

  • 1.
    Old Woman Census-taker,
    Death the Trickster,
    when you're going along,
    don't you meet my baby.
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  • 2.
    In vain you try
    To smother my song:
    A million children
    In chorus sing it
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  • 3.
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  • 4.
    I. You shall love beauty, which is the shadow of God
    over the Universe.

    II.There is no godless art. Although you love not the
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  • 5.
    You said that you loved the lark more than any other bird because of its straight flight toward the sun. That is how I wanted our flight to be.
    Albatrosses fly over the sea, intoxicated by salt and iodine. They are like unfettered waves playing in the air, but they do not lose touch with the other waves.
    Storks make long journeys; they cast shadows over the Earth's face. But like albatrosses, they fly horizontally, resting in the hills.
    Only the lark leaps out of ruts like a live dart, and rises, swallowed by the heavens. Then the sky feels as though the Earth itself has risen. Heavy jungles below do not answer the lark. Mountains crucified over the flatlands do not answer.
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Total 5 Song Poems by Gabriela Mistral

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