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Alfonsina Storni Short Poems

Famous Short Alfonsina Storni Poems. Short poetry by famous poet Alfonsina Storni. A collection of the all-time best Alfonsina Storni short poems


by Alfonsina Storni
 The sky a black sphere,
the sea a black disk.
The lighthouse opens its solar fan on the coast.
Spinning endlessly at night, whom is it searching for when the mortal heart looks for me in the chest? Look at the black rock where it is nailed down.
A crow digs endlessly but no longer bleeds.



by Alfonsina Storni
 My melancholy was gold dust in your hands;
On your long hands I scattered my life;
My sweetnesses remained clutched in your hands;
Now I am a vial of perfume, emptied

How much sweet torture quietly suffered,
When, my soul wrested with shadowy sadness,
She who knows the tricks, I passed the days
kissing the two hands that stifled my life.

by Alfonsina Storni
 Little little man, little little man,
set free your canary that wants to fly.
I am that canary, little little man, leave me to fly.
I was in your cage, little little man, little little man who gave me my cage.
I say "little little" because you don't understand me Nor will you understand.
Nor do I understand you, but meanwhile, open for me the cage from which I want to escape.
Little little man, I loved you half an hour, Don't ask me again.