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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Voices Quotes

The void terrifies you, and you open your eyes wider! Creo que son los males del alma, el alma. Because you wound and then you go away.

Those who do not find a fountain through which to pour their tears, do not cry. A thing, until it is everything, is noise, and once it is everything it is silence. It was the sea and I. Porque el alma que se cura de sus males, muere. The heart is an infinity porvhia massive chains, chaining little handfuls of air.

I think you kill yourself. When I believe a stone is a stone and a cloud a cloud, I am in a state of unconsciousness. Uno de los dos faltaba. I hold up what I know with what I do not know.

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The fear of separation is all that unites. The things I lose completely are those which, lost by me, are not found by others. Voices is a collection of poetic aphorisms written over several decades by Antonio Porchia and translated by W. The flower you hold in your hands voicfs born today and is already your age. Who has seen with their eyes open can see again, but with the eyes closed.

You can owe nothing, if you give back its light to the sun. Lo pagado con nuestra vida nunca es caro. So that you will have everything. Yo creo que te suicidas.

Do not speak harshly of your misfortunes to anyone, for everyone is partly to blame. Todos los soles se esfuerzan en encender tu llama y un microbio la extingue. Everything that changes, where it changes, leaves behind it an abyss.

Near me, nothing but distances.

When I break any of the chains that bind me I feel that I make myself smaller. Lo que dicen las palabras no dura. Since I only prepare for what ought to happen to me, I am never prepared for what does.

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You tell yourself antoino dream, always. But I’ve forgotten what that means. Everything is a bit of darkness, even light itself. If you could escape your sufferings and did so, where would you go outside of them? Cuando tu dolor es un poco mayor que mi dolor, me siento un poco cruel.


Because if I come in no one will be there.

Voices Quotes by Antonio Porchia

When I break any of the chains that bind me, I feel that I make myself smaller. He llegado a un paso de todo. The confession of one humbles all. Post a review for Voices This feature requires that you first log in or create an account if you do not already have one. Cuando me conformo con nada es cuando me conformo de todo.

La flor que tienes en tus manos ha nacido hoy y ya tiene tu edad. They are all alike. La verdad tiene muy pocos amigos y los muy pocos amigos que tiene son suicidas. Everything is like the rivers: Una cosa, hasta no ser toda, es ruido, y todo, es silencio.