Poem… Silence

Silence

(translation|modification of Silencio)

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

My audible silence deafens.
My words flee from the ear.
I hear the chant that softens
my Latino heart so feared.

It only softens me.
Alone, I hear my soul.
My Hispanic spirit drinks
cascading waters in their silent roar.

I perspire Latin verses
over fields of white
that don’t understand the flavor of my song
or appreciate its beauty.

My soul screams in a deaf world.
Deaf, the world ignores my song.
Toward my own America, this herald sings.
Only she can hear my voice.


–You can find the poem in Caribbean Poet, by Luis S. González-Acevedo or the original version in Spanish in Poemas Caribeños, por Luis S. González-Acevedo–


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Poem: Silence (translation of Silencio)

Selected Verses:

Silence

(translation of Silencio)

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

My audible silence deafens.
My words flee from the ear.
I hear the chant that softens
my Latino heart so feared.

It only softens me.
Alone, I hear my soul.
My Hispanic spirit drinks
cascading waters in their silent roar…

…My soul screams in a deaf world.
Deaf, the world ignores my song.
Toward my own America, this herald sings.
Only she can hear my voice.

 

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and the original in Spanish @…

Coming Soon! –a future of dreams–

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Coming Soon!

Release of…

a future of dreams

 

by Luis S. González-Acevedo

Release Date: June 1, 2018


Áxel Vivar is an average human,
an extraordinary person.

He was born in the past,
and will die in the future.
What will happen in between?

Áxel left his island paradise,
searching for the secrets of time.
Will he find them?
Will time let him?

Do geographical locations reveal time’s secrets?
What do cities, sites, and spaces tell us about time?

Can time’s birth-death boundaries be broken?
Can true love help him?
How?

Will Áxel return triumphant to his Caribbean home?

–a story of time & eternity, mortality & immortality, romance & love–
–a tale for mortals–


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Poem: The Book of Spells | Page Six | North Star of the Deep Black Sky

The Book of Spells is a short series composed of six poems, or six Pages.

The series’ themes are love, magic and dark arts.


Poem: The Book of Spells

Selected Verses:

Page Six

North Star of the Deep Black Sky

Sacred Book of Spells do conjure
from death true lovers’ fate…

Call upon these gentle spirits and let them fly,
so the legend of their lust & love ablaze
becomes the North Star of our deep black sky…


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Poem: The Book of Spells | Page Five | I. Prince Connell’s Grave & II. Stonehenge

The Book of Spells is a short series composed of six poems, or six Pages.

The series’ themes are love, magic and dark arts.


Poem: The Book of Spells

Selected Verses:

Page Five

I.
Prince Connell’s Grave

…protected by Prince Connell’s
Grave. The love & lust of lovers’ fate
severed by an ocean –the Book of Spells may save.

II.
Stonehenge

…Stonehenge, megalithic echo
of heroic stories, songs and our immemorial past.

Among its magic stones recite
the final verses in the Book of Spells inscribed.
The wonderlust of love ignite
for those in love and severed by the sea’s divide.

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