Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems – by Alejandra Pizarnik Alejandra Pizarnik, La extracción de la piedra de la locura y otros poemas. 4 likes. Revered by the likes of Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolano, Alejandra Pizarnik is still Por cómo acabó, la poesía no le sirvió para extraer su piedra de la locura . Aportes para la extracción de la piedra de la locura: vida y obra de Alejandra Pizarnik ; Deseo y destino: contribuciones para un psicoanálisis de la.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. VI Cover the memory of your face with the mask of who you will be and scare the girl you once were. You fall off the cliff. I can think that maybe it is only death.

Extracting the Stone of Madness Quotes by Alejandra Pizarnik

Incluso de “La condesa sangrante” he sacado algo. Return to Book Page. To write is to rummage in the multitude of those burned the arm bone corresponding to the leg bone. An utterly harrowing read. Sounds of what the wind destroys.

Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems – by Alejandra Pizarnik

I was sixteen years old and had no choice but to find absolute love. Muffled lamp The absent ones are blowing and the night is thick. You pozarnik they have humiliated you even when they showed you the sun.

As if nothing was happening, which is true. The compulsion to head for the “bottom” or “abyss” points to her desire to surrender to nothingness in an ultimate experience of ecstasy and poetic fulfillment in which life and art would be fused, albeit at her own risk. A hanged man is balancing from the tree marked by the lilac cross.


They hammer you with black birds. But who speaks in the room full with eyes? Light loved itself in my darkness. Even if the poem here, now has no meaning, it has no fate.

Books by Alejandra Pizarnik. Published May 17th by New Directions first published October Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Las angustias se intensifican en sintaxis rotas como ocurre en el final de Figuras y silencios: Cure me of my emptiness, I said.

A extracciln party occurring, a language with no limits, a shipwreck in your own waters, oh, avaricious one. And what did I wish for? I have been trying for months to find the right words to describe Pizarnik’s poetry.

Water trembles full with wind. And for how many centuries have I been dead and in love with you?

Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 – 1972

Where is true death? Written at El Escorial I call you the same as long ago the girl friend to the boy friend with little songs fearful of dawn The sun, the poem Ships over birthplace waters. Invisible people of oldest memory. Huella azul en la pared. I rose from my body and went out in search of who I am. And his smile piesra the last one surviving, not my memory.

I cannot live without the forgiveness of the water. She was singing in the morning fog barely filtered by the sun, the morning of birth, and I would walk extrraccion a torch in my hand through all the deserts of this world, and even dead I would keep looking for you, my lost love, and the chant of death unfolded in the space of one morning only, and she kept singing and singing.


Things have jagged borders, luxurious vegetation. I have had many loves, Piedar said, but the most beautiful one was my love for mirrors. At the edge of dawn your bones were hurting.

Extracting the Stone of Madness Quotes

Just piera moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. II But you, I want to look at you until your face escapes from my fear like a bird from the sharp edge of the night.

Help Center Find new research papers in: A night shared in memory of one flight Knocking on the tomb.

XII But the silence is true. No, no estoy sola. Poems – Little paper doll, I cut her out in navy blue, green, red paper, and she remained on the ground, in the utmost lack of relief and dimensions. You drawn on a white wall the allegories of rest, and it is always a crazed queen lying under the moon upon the sad lawn of an old garden. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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