Piedra de sol
Piedra de sol Themes
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In "Piedra de sol," love is the tippy-top of what humans can hope for. It's the way to defeat death, to unite with others, to battle against hypocrisy, and to get outside of time (and you thought i...
Memory and the Past
The speaker in "Piedra de sol" is totally obsessed with the past and his memories, even though he's a pretty forgetful guy. In fact, the whole poem is a battle he has inside of his own mind to try...
Part of the speaker's struggle to get back to the past has to do with the fact that he is struggling with his own mortality; he is getting old, facing death, and trying to remember his youth. "Pied...
Time is almost as important to our speaker as his long-lost love is, but it drives him a little bit crazier. Time goes back and forth, from past to present to future, and the speaker can move throu...
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