By Vicente Huidobro
Version with parallel Spanish (or French) and English texts
edited with advent by means of David M Guss
one of the foremost figures of chilean poetry...you can locate others at the tracker...
biography from wikipedia:
Vicente García-Huidobro Fernández (January 10, 1893 – January 2, 1948) was once a Chilean poet born to an aristocratic family members. He used to be an exponent of the inventive move referred to as Creacionismo ("Creationism"), which held poet should still convey lifestyles to the issues she or he writes approximately, instead of simply describe them.
Huidobro was once born right into a filthy rich kin in Santiago. After spending his first years in Europe, he enrolled in a Jesuit secondary university in Santiago the place he used to be expelled for donning a hoop, which he claimed, was once for marriage. He studied literature on the college of Chile and released Ecos del alma (Soul's Echoes) in 1911, a piece with modernist traits. the next yr he married, and commenced to edit the magazine Musa Joven (Young Muse), the place a part of his later booklet, Canciones en l. a. noche (Songs within the evening) seemed, in addition to his first calligram, "Triángulo armónico" ("Harmonic Triangle").
In 1913, besides Carlos Díaz Loyola, he edited the 3 problems with the magazine Azul, and released either Canciones en l. a. noche and l. a. gruta del silencio (The Grotto of Silence). the subsequent yr, he gave a lecture, Non serviam, which mirrored his aesthetic creed. In one other paintings of a similar yr, he defined his spiritual doubts and criticized the Jesuits, incomes himself the reproach of his family.
In 1916 he moved to Europe along with his spouse and youngsters. whereas in Madrid, he met Rafael Cansinos-Asséns, with whom he had exchanged letters given that 1914. He settled in Paris and released Adán (Adam), a piece that begun his subsequent section of inventive improvement. Huidobro met and combined with many of the Parisian avant garde of this era: Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, Jacques Lipchitz, Francis Picabia, Joan Miró, Max Ernst, Paul Éluard and Blaise Cendrars.
In October 1918 Huidobro traveled to Madrid, the 1st of a chain of annual journeys to that urban. There he shared either Creacionismo and his wisdom of the Parisian forefront with the inventive elite. therefore begun the literary stream Ultraísmo. He corresponded with Tristan Tzara and collaborated with him on his Dadaist magazine. the next yr he introduced a coarse draft to Madrid of the sequence of poems that will finally develop into his masterwork, Altazor.
While Huidobro persisted to put in writing in Paris, in 1921 he based and edited the overseas magazine of paintings, Creación in Madrid; the magazine featured a Lipchitz sculpture and the work of Georges Braque, Picasso, Gris and Albert Gleizes. In November he published the second one factor in Paris and entitled it Création Revue d'Art. In December he provided his recognized lecture, l. a. Poesía (Poetry), which served as prologue to Temblor de Cielo (Tremor of Heaven).
He persevered his assorted inventive actions in Europe until eventually 1925, whilst he moved again to Chile to edit and put up political journalism and feedback. younger supporters proclaimed him their candidate for president. A bomb explosion in entrance of his condominium, although Huidobro escaped unharmed.
He lower back to Europe through the overdue Twenties, the place he started to write the radical, Mío Cid Campeador; he additionally persisted his paintings on Altazor and started Temblor de Cielo. It used to be at the present that he stumbled on that he was once inheritor to the Marquisate of Casa actual. He additionally participated to the Mandrágora Surrealist move based in 1938.
He died in Cartagena.
The poet is survived through a variety of family together with his daughter Raquel Huidobro, and grandchildren together with Raimundo Rubio Huidobro, an artist residing in NY[where?].