Friday, July 09, 2010

world cup poetry #11...

July 6, 2010

Netherlands 3-Uruguay 2. Netherlands defeated Uruguay to make their way to World Cup final on Sunday. Netherlands is looking for their first World Cup title.

Dutch poet, Jan-Willem Anker, interviewed here:


An homage to Uruguayan poet from Chilean poet, Nicanor Parra, here:


World Cup extra, World Cup Haiku below:


July 7, 2010

Spain 1-Germany 0. Spain defeated Germany 1 nil and will face the Netherlands for the World Cup final. Spain and the Netherlands, two Europeans countries with strong soccer traditions, have never won the World Cup. The good thing about how this World Cup shaped up is that a country that has never won the World Cup will be hoisting the trophy this Sunday.

An anthology of Spanish poetry, below:


Spanish poet, Francisco de Quevedo, translated below:


German lyric poet, Friedich Hölderlin, translated below, also Rainer Maria Rilke, German language poet, translated here as well:


thanks for reading,

Luis C. Berriozabal


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