The undisputed intellectual leadership of Octavio Paz, not only in Mexico but throughout Spanish America, rests on achievements in the essay and in poetry. In the field of the essay, he is the author of more than twenty-five books on subjects whose diversity -- esthetics, politics, surrealist art, the Mexican character, cultural anthropology, and Eastern philosophy, to cite only a few -- is dazzling. In poetry, his creativity has increased in vigor over more than fifty years as he has explored the numerous possibilities open to Hispanic poets from many different sources. The bridge that joins the halves of his writing is a concern for language in general and for the poetic process in particular. Toward Octavio Paz defines this process of creation through a close examination of the books that represent the summit of the poet's development, three long poems and three collections. It is intended for readers of varied poetic experience who are approaching Paz's work for the first time. By studying the relationship of the parts of the poem, particularly structure and theme, Fein traces the poet's growth through approaches to the reader, each embodied in a separate work. From the divided circularity of Piedra de sol through the intensification of the subject of Salamandra , the multiple meanings of Blanco , the polarities of Ladera este , and the literary solipsism of Pasado en claro , to the silences of Vuelta , Paz has shaped his audience's responses to his work through suggestion rather than control. The result is not only a new poetry but a new receptivity.
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Also she has excellent taste in poetry, so go check her selections out. Psalm 50 This is, after all, the poem with which I am most familiar and to which I am most indebted. It speaks for itself. I read this poem, like nearly all the poetry I love, in high school.
Aguamiel to Pulque, the drink of the Gods - Puebla, Mexico Aguamiel is the first stage of Pulque, a fermented agave juice, discovered by Mayahuel. Represented by her second child, Ometotchtli Is extracted by scraping the base of the agave to get this deliciously milky-coloured, sweet drink. After a process of fermentation it becomes alcoholic and it's called Pulque. Is very nutritious and quite amazing.
El olvidado asombro de estar vivos. Sabernos arpegio en la garganta de la vida, silencio acurrucado en el camino. Asombro eternamente corredor, en solidaria soledad. Pablo Mora. Debe ser pedregosa, polvorienta, lluviosa y cotidiana. Como decir que todo poeta requiriese de un par de vidas para rememorar o reconstruir la propia. Y luego desde su escondite suena como un oboe Me entra por las narices hasta el alma el aroma salvaje del laurel, el aroma oscuro del boldo Se yerguen sobre la alfombra de la selva secreta, y cada uno de los follajes, lineal, encrespado, ramoso, lanceolado, tiene un estilo diferente, como cortado por una tijera de movimientos infinitos Una barranca; abajo el agua transparente se desliza sobre el granito y el jaspe