THE GENERATION SERIES – THE NOBLE INDIGENOUS GRANDFATHER WITH HIS GRANDSON BY L. MARTEL

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This is a 20″ x 24″ oil on canvas painted in 1983. The importance of grandparents to future generations in immeasurable. It it something that is shared by all cultures in the world. The youth can inspire us too because they are the future and we have invested heavily.

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Corazón

The Lonely Author

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Corazón is heart in Spanish. It is also used to address one’s beloved as “my heart” or the equivalent of our “sweetheart.”

Marisposa means butterfly. But it is the name of the Cuban national flower (pictured below).

Corazón

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Earrings swaying like maracas
As the scent of Mariposas filled the air
My Corazón crooned so lovingly
A Caribbean breeze of lyrics
Blew through my yearning hairs

She ignited a bonfire of passion
With her Spanish lullaby
A hymn that came from up above
As angelic goose bumps danced on my skin
Sashaying to her tender love

My heart were her bongos
Intoxicating words drenched with nourishment
Are more vital than the air I breathe
Corazón whispered loving words to the world
As she serenaded me with her poetry.

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Today’s post was inspired by Nandita’s live recitation of Pablo Neruda poetry in…

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