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Long Spanish Poems. Below are the most popular long Spanish by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for long Spanish poems by poem length and keyword.

Premium Member The Amistad Mutiny
The Amistad Mutiny

Slavery, a dirty word no matter how it’s pronounced:
Abducted and herded to the slave fortress of Lomboko1 for trade.
To be tossed in chains below deck on the Portuguese ship Tecora,2
Sailing the Atlantic Middle...

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Categories: spanish, africa, america, history, racism, slavery, world,
Form: Verse

dear john 2
no, i haven't been well at all. my period is about to go off within a week and every infernal hound of hell is after me already. everything that can hurt, hurts. i feel ugly,...

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Categories: spanish, absence, holiday, how i feel, military, missing,
Form: Free verse
Pablo Neruda translations
I love you only because I love you
by Pablo Neruda
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

I love you only because I love you;
I am torn between loving and not loving you,
Between apathy and desire.
My heart vacillates...

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Categories: love, romance, romantic, romantic love, spanish, women,
Form: Sonnet
Pablo Neruda translation: Every Day You Play
Every Day You Play
by Pablo Neruda
loose translation by Michael R. Burch

Every day you play with Infinity’s rays.
Exquisite visitor, you arrive with the flowers and the water.
You are vastly more than this immaculate head I clasp...

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Categories: spanish, aubade, beauty, dog, for her, fruit, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Kept Woman
delves deeply into my dream;

vibrations fondle anticipation
foreplay wakes wide-eyed 
swells of liquid libido quake the rendezvous edge -
a primordial being in his prime
a masculine ego quest for affaire d’amour;
her night-loving body 
c h a...

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Categories: spanish, allegory, betrayal, fate, imagery, love, lust, sensual,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member CareGiving Stories Continued
Wounded Sacred Dementia

My last foster care-provider
and -receiver story
is also a sad story
of my last special needs adoption
of bipolar born,
and oppositionally reared,

My BiPolar Wounded Child
turned an auspicious five
on the day I first saw her,
and promptly rejected...

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Categories: spanish, caregiving, health, humor, love, parents,
Form: Political Verse
Song of Amergin: Translation
The Song of Amergin: Modern English Translations

The Song of Amergin
loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch

I am the sea breeze
I am the ocean wave
I am the surf's thunder
I am the stag of the seven tines
I am...

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Categories: spanish, ireland, myth, mythology, song, storm, visionary, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Courbet: Elegy 8 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Courbet: Elegy 8 by T. Wignesan

Blanches oeuvres ouvertes
résident dans les jours
la surface du banc de travail est noire
les géraniums-lierres
les fougères et les adragans
accumulent leurs oeuvres et jours:
La toile noire de Courbet

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spanish, america, art, creation, philosophy, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Alaskan Oil Pipeline
The Alaskan Oil Pipeline

Nineteen sixty-eight confirmed the year
Of discovery by ‘Humble Oil’
To North America’s largest oil field,
On the North Slope of the Brooks Range;
A west to east Northern Alaskan mountain chain.
An area forty miles wide...

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Categories: spanish, education, environment, history, technology, tribute, usa,
Form: Prose Poetry
Proxy Wedding
Sweat is dribbling down my face, I am feeling hot
I can still hear the cracking sound swirling around 
And the night dancing to its own rhythm
The night suddenly fades in and the journey begin
That night...

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Categories: spanish, character, destiny, england, heaven, hope, love, romantic,
Form: Narrative
Broken Pride
The summer is over but things are getting hotter
The summer is over and people are getting viler
The sky is overcast and the birds are flying around
It feels like a stranger has just entered the town.


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Categories: spanish, appreciation, beautiful, break up, bullying, education, faith,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The First Thanksgiving, September 3, 1578
The First Thanksgiving (Sept. 3, 1578)

The shortest distance to Cathay 1
(Land of riches: silks, teas and spices)
Lay to the north to the South Sea. 2
Didn’t Barlow tell the King, 3
Was reserved for England.

The routes ‘round...

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Categories: spanish, education, history, holiday, thanksgiving, thanksgiving day, voyage,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Engaging the Family Laundry
Perhaps infertile
unwashed memories
of elder v younger,
Goliath v David,
crusades v communion
critical, yet part of chronic, events
speak extended family disengagement truth
to powerful dirty laundry engagement failures.

That disclaimer said,
I have two incomplete conversations
in mind and heart
and what I...

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Categories: spanish, culture, destiny, games, health, integrity, peace, religion,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula
Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula

“Liberté, égalité, fraternité (Liberty, Equality, Fraternity),”
Scream French revolutionists as they guillotine monarchists heads, 1
Then crown Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France, 2
Who commands the French forces in wars raged across Europe.

The Grande...

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Categories: spanish, education, freedom, history, irony, patriotic, war,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Marlino
Two, perhaps three miles out to sea, beyond the reef to Zapatillas,
Bocas’ dual sand-edged footprint jewels with jungle centre trees, 
Francesco’s outboard boat heads out to Caribbean’s deeper blue.

Where sun burns softer gringo skin, but...

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Categories: spanish, fish, fishing, sea,
Form: Narrative
A clerihew of poo, but only because too much me and not enough the few
Well I know it's been forever and you didn't know what to do
Fear no more your philosopher is back with his clerihew
Who will be now name victim of this wonderfully silly form
Probably himself and anyone...

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Categories: spanish, dedication,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member Soliloquio del Individuo by Nicanor Parra, Translated by T Wignesan
Soliloquio del Individuo by Nicanor Parra, Translated by T. Wignesan

(Homage to Nicanor PARRA, 1914-2018, the Chilean ANTI-POET, winner of the "Cervantes Prize" (the highest literary honour for writers in Spanish), four times nominated for the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spanish, allegory, humanity, loneliness, philosophy, psychological, world,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
How I Got Rich And What Happened Then
Written in summer of 1976.

I used to eat my lunch with groups
of businessmen from Campbell Soups.

We drank a drink at lunch each day
Of Coca-Cola mixed with hay

And talked of pending corporate plans
And willow-haired orangutans.

I spent...

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© John Mudge  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spanish, business, humor, humorous, money, nonsense, satire,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Cry Of Dolores
The Cry Of Dolores

A popular priest in 1810, Spanish rule he spoke against
those who had overthrown the Spanish Viceroy José de Iturrigaray
A speech calling upon the people to protect in angst
Their King Ferdinand VII was...

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© I Am Anaya  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spanish, history, independence day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member CareGiving Stories
The Tyrant

Was born ginger
and learned WhiteRacist
from Dad
dead now about a year.

Possibly opioid addiction
but certainly something
in growing families
of yin-suppressed
LeftBrain too dominant
to chemical acclimations.

Dad left by death
Tyrant's also addicted
and chronically depressed mother
And his only white racist
twelve year...

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Categories: spanish, bullying, caregiving, education, health, humor, parents, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Fluent In Crying
I have to admit
The school where I work
Needs everyone to be
Able to speak Spanish.
Because the parents do.
We are an 82 percent
Spanish-speaking community.
I’ve taken Spanish 4 times.
And I have failed Spanish 4 times.
I have no idea...

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Categories: spanish, 2nd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 7th
Form: Free verse
Ghost Of Tsali Comes
Ghost Of Tsali Comes

Lost in mist and maze
Ghost of Tsali in the corn
River water runs

Colors of fall alive
“Til moon replaces sun
That’s when Tsali comes 

Corn roots cling to bone
As he tends the empty weirs
This spot...

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Categories: spanish, animal, autumn, environment,
Form: Free verse
Oppressor and the oppressed
Oppressor and the oppressed.

Who is the oppressed and who is the oppressor?
Who has the right to beat a random person on the street?
Who has the right when to pronounce a person guilty or to see...

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Categories: spanish, bird, character, corruption, future, nostalgia, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of David Broza's Ay Amor Que seria de mi, Lyrics by E N Glass
Translation of David Broza's " ! Ay Amor ! Que seria de mi ! " by T. Wignesan

( I'm not certain if this' s the original title of the lyrics composed by Eitan Nahmias GLASS....

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: spanish, anxiety, break up, heartbreak, sad love, song,
Form: Elegiac Lyric
Premium Member The Whips Of History - 4
Injustice is just an inconvenience until it is proven...
When the sun hit their helmets it startled the very souls of the natives
a signal upon their eyes that spoke like a siren of ill prophecy to...

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Categories: spanish, history, passion, poetry,
Form: Crown of Sonnets