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Ars

Jose Asuncion Silva 1865 (Bogotá) – 1896 (Bogotá)

El verso es un beso santo. ¡Poned en él tan sólo,
  un pensamiento puro,
en cuyo fondo bullan hirvientes las imágenes
como burbujas de oro de un viejo vino oscuro!

¡Allí verted las flores que en la continua lucha
  ajó del mundo el frío,
recuerdos deliciosos de tiempos que no vuelven,
y nardos empapados de gotas de rocío

para que la existencia mísera se embalsame
  cual de una esencia ignota
quemándose en el fuego del alma enternecida
de aquel supremo bálsamo basta una sola gota!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Jose Asuncion Silva

José Asunción Silva was a Colombian poet. more…

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