by José Juan Tablada (1871 - 1945)
Translation © by Garrett Medlock

Peces voladores
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Al golpe del oro solar
Estalla en astillas el vidrio del mar.


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  • ENG English (Garrett Medlock) , "Flying fish", copyright © 2021, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2010-09-03
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Word count: 12

Flying fish
Language: English  after the Spanish (Español) 
At the blow of the sun's gold
The sea's glass bursts into splinters.


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This text was added to the website: 2021-02-26
Line count: 2
Word count: 13