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Lorca in England Festival

Conversations with Lorca Exhibition

June - July 2011


Response to poem “Riddle of the Guitar”

Riddle of the Guitar 1

Riddle of the Guitar III

Riddle of the Guitar II



RIDDLE OF THE GUITAR


At the circular

crossroads

six maidens

dance

three of flesh

and three of silver

The dreams of yesterday

are out looking for them

but a golden Polyphemus

holds them in his embrace

The guitar


Federico García Lorca

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