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How to translate Neruda's verses “Mi cuerpo de labriego salvaje te socava / y hace saltar el hijo del fondo de la tierra”?

For these two lines of a poem by Neruda: Mi cuerpo de labriego salvaje te socava y hace saltar el hijo del fondo de la tierra. I have this My wild farmworker body is undermined and ...
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How to translate Neruda's verses “Cuerpo de mujer, blancas colinas, muslos blancos / te pareces al mundo en tu actitud de entrega”?

What I have for Cuerpo de mujer, blancas colinas, muslos blancos, te pareces al mundo en tu actitud de entrega. is this Body of woman, white hills, white thighs, you look like the ...
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¿Cuál es la palabra más adecuada para referirse a un olor o fragancia agradable?

Estuve componiendo algunos poemas. Sin embargo, cuando intento completar el siguiente poema: Su _________ de mujer, Inquietó todo mi ser, Tanto, que no pude creer. Lo fácil que es ...
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Manto brillo cromo

It's fairly straightforward to translate prose and nonfictional prose (e.g newspapers, novels, nonfiction and notes), but poetry is another beast altogether. I have been listening to a song, La Bala, ...
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Any song or poem that plays with sounds and letters? [closed]

I love songs like Efectos Vocales, or poems like La gamba Calatrava, that play with sounds. In both examples, they only use a single vowel for the entire song/poem. Another example (though in english) ...
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Is the grammar for this verse correct? [closed]

Is the grammar in the following verse correct? For example is Niña de Amerilla how you'd say "girl in yellow", as in yellow clothing. I'm especially concerned about the second line, starting with ...
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“Siempre” Neruda

¿Qué significa antes de mí en el poema de Neruda? ¿Es algo propiamente chileno?¹ Siempre Antes de mí no tengo celos. Ven con un hombre a la espalda, ven con cien hombres en tu ...
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Nombre de los poemas cuyas palabras, en su totalidad, empiezan con la misma letra

¿Cómo se llaman los poemas en los cuales cada palabra empieza con la misma letra? He aquí un ejemplo de Francisco de Quevedo: Antes alegre andaba, agora apenas alcanzó alivio, ardiendo aprisionado; ...
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Sostenernos de una sombra

Spanish Significado difícil: "sostenernos de una sombra". ¿Se refiere a una sustancia superior? English Difficult meаning: "sostenernos de una sombra". Is it said about а superior substance? ...
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What is the meaning of “melaza” in the song “Caras Lindas”?

This is the song. The word is translated by online lyrics, RAE and wordreference.com as molasses. But it doesn't make sense to me in the context. Somos la melaza que ríe Somos la melaza que ...
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Rendering of “to fear”?

I once wrote an original poem in Spanish that includes the following: The question relates to the second sentence, which of two translations regarding "scare me" is "better" or correct? Or can they ...
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How can I translate “un ámbito cerrado” into English?

Here's a poem by Borges that I tried to translate into English: A Un Gato No son más silenciosos los espejos ni más furtiva el alba aventurera; eres, bajo la luna, esa pantera que nos es ...