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By Octavio Paz, Charles Tomlinson

ISBN-10: 0856460729

ISBN-13: 9780856460722

"Airborn" is a bilingual series of sonnets written together by way of the Mexican poet Octavio Paz and his English fellow poet and translator Charles Tomlinson. of their forewords, the poets clarify how the poems got here to be written and translated. As Charles Tomlinson writes, 'These collaborative poems have been the results of a gathering, early one summer season in Gloucestershire, whilst, out of the numerous phrases we had suggestion and spoken, we selected 'house' and 'day' because the phrases for a destiny postal meditation in sonnet form'.

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Más real que ambas es la amistad, el día que la funda, los días que la confirman: en su latir pasamos y quedamos. Lo sabemos: sólo somos medidas de su música. 28 ' IV Days that haunt the poem’s single day are like the air revisiting this house of vocables that you and I designed: its windows watch an ocean and a sky to learn what portion of the other’s mind the jet-trails presage: letters are stones that fly to settle in a wall of which the line traces an hour, a where, a place of thought. What is more palpable, the thing we saw or the images its recollection brought into the mind to ask us what we are?

Friendship is more palpable than both, the day that founded it, and time its confirmation: we go and stay, knowing in that pulsation we are the measure of its music flowing. 29 Daughter I was of air, already I dissolve away in day P edro C a ldero n de l a B arca Airborn is a bilingual sequence of sonnets written jointly by the Mexican poet Octavio Paz and his English fellow poet and translator Charles Tomlinson. In their forewords the poets explain how the poems came to be written and translated.

Lo sabemos: sólo somos medidas de su música. 28 ' IV Days that haunt the poem’s single day are like the air revisiting this house of vocables that you and I designed: its windows watch an ocean and a sky to learn what portion of the other’s mind the jet-trails presage: letters are stones that fly to settle in a wall of which the line traces an hour, a where, a place of thought. What is more palpable, the thing we saw or the images its recollection brought into the mind to ask us what we are? Friendship is more palpable than both, the day that founded it, and time its confirmation: we go and stay, knowing in that pulsation we are the measure of its music flowing.

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