These poems are from En la masmédula (In the Moremarrow), which culminates Girondo’s career of poetic engagement with the vanguard; his lifelong rejection. “In the fabled history of experimental South American literature, Girondo’s En la masmédula stands alongside Trilce as a marker of the fruitful. “In the fabled history of experimental South American literature, Girondo’s En la masmédula stands alongside Trilce as a marker of the fruitful extremes to which.

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It contained grondo slant of my personality and point of view and present experience, but I made it as big as I could, making myself bigger in the process.

In the Moremarrow/En la masmedula

A garden represents an exercise in duration, it is alive, it is exposed to time, it grows, it shoots new buds, other things flower from it. This is understandable, and this is understandably impossible. The problem this brings the translator, of course, is how to remain faithful. InGirondo married fellow writer Norah Lange, and during the mids their house in Buenos Aires served as a meeting place for the younger literary generation, including Francisco Madariaga, Enrique Molina, Olga Orozco, and Aldo Pellegrini.

Mi lubidulia builds to mi golocidalove. Molly Weigel is a poet, translator, and therapist living near the Delaware River in central New Jersey with her husband, son, and four cats. Mi lu builds to mi lubidulia.


Maybe something about the male poet accepting his anima, that female part of him that is stubbornly there but his machismo stubbornly rejects. But the essence of the instrument is water. Which, in madmedula myths, sounds like the soul blown into dust to animate a person.

Everything I do is everything I do, but, at end, shot through with love. A dovetail is a joint formed by two pieces whose respective notches are made one for the other, in alternating fashion, so they conveniently fit. For this reason it is full maxmedula neologisms created via new word compounds, new combinations, then recombinations of those prior new combinations: And problematizes; who wants to be an object?

Girondo’s works are the backbone of The Dark Side of the Hearta independent film directed by Eliseo Subielain which a poet strives to find the love of his life, defying Death’s constant interventions.

Action Books has a knack for finding works like this. I want to explain. A photograph, in this case at least, is not a poem. Not only is this acceptable, but it seems virondo book argues it is the marrow of existence. We are exposed to its symptoms. The majority of the book is such best moments. Views Read Edit View history.

Oliverio Girondo, poems

A beautiful translation choice. It is simply a record of a static moment. He died in Buenos Aires on January 24, What I mean to say is this.


giroondo What we have here is Reproduction vs. It is this final clause that runs in counterpoint to everything preceding it, but more, that completes everything. It exalted vitality and faith in oneself and in the intellectual values of Latin America; the nationalism it proposed paradoxically combined intellectual independence and openness to European culture.

In the Moremarrow/En la masmedula PAPERBACK – Oliverio Girondo : Small Press Distribution

The heart of the matter, the gist, the meat, the essence where the blood, where the oxygen-carrying vitality is produced. I girnodo the Spanish helps. I mean, in order to move all the plants from one hothouse to another, one ought to take inventory to ensure that no plant was left behind. Love is the essence. It takes an object.

Love for Girondo is a force that howls out. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Em 17,Oliverio Girondo studied and traveled widely in Europe as a young man, serving as a European correspondent for Argentine literary magazines including Plus ultra and Caras y caretas and establishing close friendships with writers and artists who introduced him to surrealism and other vanguard movements. Which is, like, incredible.