Rima XXXV

“¡No me admiró tu olvido! Aunque de un día,me admiró tu cariño mucho más;porque lo que hay en mí que vale algo,eso… ni lo pudiste sospechar.” Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, “Rima XXXV” “I’m not amazed at thy forgetfulness. I marvelled much more, that thou couldst profess Affection for me, even for a day; For, that there… Read More Rima XXXV

Rima XXIII

“Por una mirada, un mundo; por una sonrisa, un cielo; por un beso… ¡Yo no sé qué te diera por un beso!” (For a glance, a world; for a smile, a sky; for a kiss… I don’t know what I’d give for a kiss!) Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Rima XXIII

Sonnet 147

My love is as a fever, longing stillFor that which longer nurseth the disease,Feeding on that which doth preserve the ill,The uncertain sickly appetite to please. My reason, the physician to my love,Angry that his prescriptions are not kept,Hath left me, and I desperate now approveDesire is death, which physic did except. Past cure I… Read More Sonnet 147