Antonio Porchia (–) wrote one book, a slender collection of poetic aphorisms that became a classic in the Spanish-speaking world. With affinities to . ANTONIO PORCHIA. From “Voices”. Some things become such a part of us that we forget them. I want because of what I wanted, and what I wanted, I wouldn’t. Voices by Antonio Porchia, published by Copper Canyon Press, a nonprofit publisher dedicated to poetry, bilingual edition.

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And it is still growing. My faults will not pass into other hands through any fault of mine.

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The exact amount is no use to me. But it is everything without me.

Anyone could annihilate the infinite in an instant. Cuando lo superficial me cansa, me cansa tanto, que para descansar necesito un abismo. If you are good to this one and that one, this one and that one will say you are good. It is easier to pick it up fallen than not to let it fall. My truths do not last long in me, not as long as those that are not mine. I will help you approach if you approach, and to keep away if you keep away.

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Revised and updated with a new introduction by translator W. Quien busca en su bien un bien mayor, pierde su bien. I would go to heaven, but I would take my hell; I would not go alone.

My name, far more than it names me, reminds me of my name. And in that way I protect myself against them.

Situado en alguna nebulosa lejana hago lo que hago, para que el equilibrio universal de que soy parte no pierda el equilibrio. For VoicesAntonio Porchia ” Porchia’s aphorisms Views Read Edit View history.

Men and things rise, fall, move away, approach. Nothing that is complete breathes. Yes, I will try to be.

Palabras que me dijeron en otros tiempos, las oigo hoy. Because you wound and then you go away. You wound and you will wound again. La verdad tiene muy pocos amigos y los muy pocos amigos que tiene son suicidas. Y todo lo que vi no existe.

And in that way I protect myself against myself. His sole book Voces “Voices” is a collection of aphorisms. Wikipedia has an article about: Xntonio vive con la esperanza de llegar a ser un recuerdo.


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Y el mar estaba solo y solo yo. That is why I ask you for everything. Not even a mother. Casi siempre es el miedo de ser nosotros lo que nos lleva delante del espejo.

Antonio Porchia

Mi pesadez viene de los precipicios. Convince me, but without convictions. In a full heart there is room for everything. Por ello te pido todo. Hasta las flores, para emanar sus perfumes, han menester morirse un poco. Cuando no creo en nada, no quisiera encontrarme contigo, prchia no crees en nada. Sometimes I think that everything I see does not exist.