During the last two years of his life, Benedetti revised, rewrote, andreorganized seventy-two poems which invite us to discover—or reunitewith—Benedetti's the literary essence through his most intimate and moving verses. His words conjure the awe inspiring power of the ocean, thetimid light of an uncertain dawn, or paint the map of universal melancholy.
The selection of poems the Uruguayan master left ready for his editors covers his most significant poetic motifs: loneliness, nostalgia, death, love, beauty, uprooting... Pure Benedetti.
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