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I love this beautiful and lyrical translation of Alma Ausente which was brought to life for me by Ana Belen.

Absent Soul / Alma Ausente This article excerpt by way of Jim from the New Statesman: “Seventy years ago, in the middle of a late summer night, Spain’s greatest 20th-century poet, Federico García Lorca, was bundled into a hollow in a wooded ravine north of Granada and shot dead. Lorca, 38, was a challenge to everything Franco’s clerical fascism stood for. He was gay. He hailed Spain’s infant democracy. His sympathies were with the left. The poet could have fled Granada eas … Read More

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