Poema… barcelona y amor geográfico

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barcelona y amor geográfico

–28 de junio de 2019–
barcelona, cataluña, españa

por Luis S. González-Acevedo

barcelona,
ciudad de crema y olores
sabores y turrones,
mi dama catalana.
república o realeza de cataluña,
tal como a mi isla pequeña
te amaría si fueras mía, alma mediterránea.
sol que abrasas con lengua en llamas,
eres mar de besos
que corrientes africanas
me soplan desde lejos.

barcelona y amor geográfico será publicado en un libro de poemas e historias en julio 2020–


 

The Wonders of Yesteryear: Stonehenge

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Stonehenge


The Wonders of Yesteryear: Stonehenge

Some believe that life ceases to surprise us as we age –that boredom sets in. However, the wonders of the human spirit still surprise me –not necessarily the spirit of my contemporaries, as I fear we have become victims of predictability. It’s our more “primitive” ancients that inspire my amazement.

I’ve strolled along the path at Stonehenge and admired the stones, carefully placed in their formations. I was struck with awe and wonder. What could Stonehenge have been five thousand years ago? What secrets and mysteries do the stones protect? I imagine tribes and nations coming before its priests and priestesses at the stones to consult the awesomeness of their gods –stones surrounded by forest, veiling and creating unfathomable mystery, fires burning high and illuminating the greatness of our human spirit.

I’m reminded of old Hebrew verses in the Tanakh & Christian Old Testament,

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Ireland| County Clare | Dysert O’Dea Castle

Ireland| County Clare | Dysert O’Dea Castle

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Of the many things to love about Ireland, I like how you can get to the middle of nowhere in no-time and somewhere just as quickly. It’s important that you lose your fear of getting lost. If you venture into Ireland’s less traveled paths, you’ll be as fortunate as we were when we arrived at Dysert O’Dea Castle  in County Clare.

–Luis

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Dysert O’Dea Castle


If you’d like to know more about Dysert Castle  and the surrounding area, go to the following website:

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Coordinates for Dysert Castle:  52.9113842, -9.0685674


Approaching Dysert O’Dea Castle

 

 


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