Songs of the High Country

Antonio Machado 1875 (Seville) – 1939 (Collioure)



Soria, in blue mountains,
on the fields of violet,
how often I’ve dreamed of you
on the plain of flowers,
where the Guadalquiviŕ runs
past golden orange-trees
to the sea.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Characters 179
Words 32
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 7

Antonio Machado

Antonio Cipriano José María y Francisco de Santa Ana Machado y Ruiz, known as Antonio Machado was a Spanish poet and one of the leading figures of the Spanish literary movement known as the Generation of '98. more…

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