Who is Jose MartiJosé 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
EsplendÃa su rostro: por los hombros
Rubias guedejas le colgaban: era
Una caricia su sonrisa: era
Ciego de nacimiento: parecÃa ...
- Con Letras De Astros
Con letras de astros el horror que he visto
En el espacio azul grabar querrÃa.
En la llanura, muchedumbre: â??en lo alto
Mientras que los de abajo andan y ruedan ...
Homagno sin ventura
La hirsuta y retostada cabellera
Con sus pÃ¡lidas manos se mesaba.â??
- Pollice Verso
(Memoria de presidio)
SÃ! yo tambiÃ©n, desnuda la cabeza
De tocado y cabellos, y al tobillo...
En ti pensaba, en tus cabellos
Que el mundo de la sombra envidiarÃa,
Y puse un punto de mi vida en ellos ...