Who is Jose Marti

José Julián Martí Pérez; January 28, 1853 – May 19, 1895) was a Cuban poet, essayist, journalist, translator, professor, and publisher, who is considered a national hero and an important figure in Latin American literature. He was very politically active, and is considered an important revolutionary philosopher and political theorist. Through his writings and political activity, he became a symbol of Cuba's bid for independence against Spain in the 19th century, and is referred to as the "Apostle of Cuban Independence." From adolescence, he dedicated his life to the promotion of liberty, political independence for Cuba, and intellectual independence for all Spanish Americans; his death was used as a cry for Cuban independence from Spain by both the Cuban revolutionaries and...
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Jose Marti Poems

  • Luz De Luna
    Esplendía su rostro: por los hombros
    Rubias guedejas le colgaban: era
    Una caricia su sonrisa: era
    Ciego de nacimiento: parecía ...
  • Con Letras De Astros
    Con letras de astros el horror que he visto
    En el espacio azul grabar querría.
    En la llanura, muchedumbre: â??en lo alto
    Mientras que los de abajo andan y ruedan ...
  • Homagno
    Homagno sin ventura
    La hirsuta y retostada cabellera
    Con sus pálidas manos se mesaba.â??
    ...
  • Pollice Verso
    (Memoria de presidio)

    Sí! yo también, desnuda la cabeza
    De tocado y cabellos, y al tobillo...
  • Rosario
    Rosario,
    En ti pensaba, en tus cabellos
    Que el mundo de la sombra envidiaría,
    Y puse un punto de mi vida en ellos ...
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Son 20 Verse 19 Sea 18 Noble 9 Red 8 Love 7 I Love You 7 Long 6 Color 6 Heart 6


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