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in the eyes

October 5, 2009

image copyright 2009 michael tweed

In the eyes the noise
of pain converts itself
into a music so pure
it can’t be heard

Antonio Gamoneda

2 Comments leave one →
  1. October 7, 2009 5:24 am

    how beautiful –
    (this poem seems to be written by you)

  2. October 7, 2009 7:41 am

    glad you like it. apparently Gamoneda is one of Spain’s top poets, however he is not really known in the Anglophone world and i only just discovered him. fortunately however a translation of one of his collections of poetry has just been published by UNO Press, it is called Gravestones which is available from

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