by Federico García Lorca (1898 - 1936)

Tierra seca
Language: Spanish (Español) 
Tierra seca,
tierra quieta
de noches
inmensas.

(Viento en el olivar,
viento en la sierra.)

Tierra
vieja
del candil
y la pena.
Tierra
de las hondas cisternas.
Tierra
de la muerte sin ojos
y las flechas.

(Viento por los caminos.
Brisa en las alamedas.) 

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  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Enrique Beck (1904 - 1974) , copyright © ; composed by Hermann Reutter.

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This text was added to the website: 2010-08-11
Line count: 17
Word count: 44