Piedra de sol
by Octavio Paz
Piedra de sol Quotes
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I've forgotten your name, Melusina,Laura, Isabel, Persephone, Mary,your face is all the faces and none,you are all the hours and none, (109-112)
Memory and the Past Quotes
the endless corridors of memory, [. . .]the face that vanishes upon recall,the hand that crumbles at my touch (72-77)
you're a tree and a cloud, all the birdsand a single star, the edge of the sword and the executioner's bowl of blood,[. . .]shepherdess of valleys under the sea,gatekeeper of the valley of the dead...
a course of a river that turns, moves on,doubles back, and comes full circle,forever arriving: (1-6)