CONTENTS: Ana Romaní, And with a word; They walk barefoot on the rocks; Ours might have been time and desire; Twelve meters of ocean clear out; He is I; Antón Lopo, An Expert; Xelmírez; Having a soul means nothing; Suárez Picallo; Blue; (1961-1995); (1965-1996); Chus Pato, What will be my name then; My mother's name; Being able to say; was that Paradise; because what I looked for in my childhood; Miro Villar, It happened on the Lobeiras Islands; Those who don't love; H; Adam Wishes to Die in Eve's Paradise; My Shoes; Negation of Ulysses and Theseus; Fran Alonso, There is no more butane, love; There are terrible moments when all; Take B He has heart trouble; Take A My husband; Take A From the boat it's the first thing one sees; Take B The patients are softened in corridors of fire; Xabier Cordal, once again he renounced to the tower; Posthumous Homage to the Bard of Lost Landscapes; in the country of the West; it's a gaze that razes the beauty; Aphasia; when she looks at her fingers, the girl;
CONTENTS: Eduardo Blanco Amor, The Rescue; Carlos Casares, When the Rains Come; Castelao, Migueliño's Father; My Friend; Sabela; Antonio Costa Gómez, Night in San Andrés de Teixido; Álvaro Cunqueiro, Melle of Loboso; Rafael Dieste, About Bieito's Death; Carys Evans-Corrales, The Enigma; Víctor Freixanes, Cockroach Hunting; Ánxel Fole, If It's Not One Thing It's Another; Úrsula Heinze, Want to Marry Me?; Margarita Ledo Andión, Ironpark Crime; Xosé Luís Méndez Ferrín, She, Boomerang; Xosé Neira Vilas, Now…; Ramón Otero Pedrayo, The Maid; María Xosé Queizán, Eros and Thanatos; Claudio Rodríguez Fer, The Asphalt Island; Gonzalo Rodríguez Mourullo, Memory of a Regulation Death; Xesús Manuel Valcárcel, The True Story of Allan Creidne; Vítor Vaqueiro, The Night of the Solstice.
CONTENTS: Mendinho, At St Simon's chapel I took my seat; Martin Codax, My beautiful sister, come with me; Pero Meogo, The pretty girl stood; Dinis of Portugal, Though I'm so far away; Fernan Velho, Maria Perez went and declared this; Alfonso X of Castile, Pero da Ponte, I hope between you; How Holy Mary made a monk sit still for three hundred years; Fernán Martís, from Trojan Chronicle; Anonymous, A Miracle of St James Written by Pope Calixtus; Verses; There was once a very rich man who'd inherited; Our Lady on the Hill and Cospeito Lake; The False Woman; Proverbs and riddles; Pedro Vázquez de Neira, Respice finem; Gabriel Feixoo de Araúxo, from Famous Interlude Concerning Fishing in the River Miño; Martín Sarmiento, from Conversation of 24 Galician Rustics; Francisco Añón, To Galicia; Rosalía de Castro, Farewell, rivers and springs; Foreigner in Her Own Land;
CONTENTS: Xavier Alcalá, from Between Frontiers; Marilar Aleixandre, Under the Trout's Skin; Fran Alonso, Bellum domesticum; Xosé María Álvarez Cáccamo, Train; Manuel Álvarez Torneiro, Evening Contemplation; Diego Ameixeiras, from Tell Me Something Dirty; Rosa Aneiros, Northwest Syndrome; Antón Avilés de Taramancos, Wounded Chronicle; Justo Beramendi, The Paths of Nationalisms; Xurxo Borrazás, The Alphabet Game; Darío Xohán Cabana, from Gawain in Saor; Marcos Calveiro, from The Painter with the Mallow Hat; Xosé Carlos Caneiro, Return, and Return, Return; Fina Casalderrey, from Dove and Finch; Yolanda Castaño, Apples from Tolstoy's Garden; Francisco Castro, from Call Me Sinbad; María do Cebreiro, Form and Content; Xosé Cid Cabido, from abelian group; Alfredo Conde, from The Griffon; Xabier Cordal, I saw the first image;
CONTENTS: Mendinho, I sat in the chapel on the Isle of San Simón; Pai Gómez Charinho, The flowers of my lover; Martin Codax, O waves of the sea of Vigo; Oh God, would that my lover knew; In the churchyard, in Vigo; Airas Núnez, Let's dance all three, O my friends; Fernando Esquío, Let's go there, my sister, let's go there to sleep; Pero Meogo, To my lover, and I'm pledged to him; I'm beautiful and so I'm cross; My darling has departed, with love I've given him; Oh hinds of the mountain, I've come here to ask; The comely girl rose, the beauteous girl rose; Amidst the green grasses; I'd like to ask you, mother; Daughter, you went, as you danced; Tell me, my daughter, my lovely daughter; Bernal de Bonaval, That lady whom I love and is my mistress dear; Airas Núnez, How I enjoy these summer months; Johán Zorro, In Lisbon, by the sea;
CONTENTS: (from Que me queres, amor?) Butterfly's Tongue; Saxophone in the Mist; Carmiña.
CONTENTS: Xavier Alcalá, 55th Parallel; Vicente Araguas, Hoping She Doesn't Leave; For the Letter That Glossed Luis de Camoes; Sighs for Spain; The White Cat; Let the Twist Go On; Alberto Avendaño, Marmalade; Fermín Bouza Álvarez, There Was a Rain Shower in the Conversations; Darío Xohán Cabana, The Shoeshiner; Quirón de Navia; Carlos Casares, Jacob the Jew; Alfredo Conde, An Air of Triumph; Xosé Fernández Ferreiro, from August 1936; Francisco Xosé Fernández Naval, The End of the Gods; Carlos Reigosa, The Treasure of Petro Xesto; Salvador García-Bodaño, May wings of absence embrace you; Compostela is a long road; Ambroa; Antonio García Teijeiro, Let, upon the memory of silences; The angels of human madness; Lament XII; It is not easy to reject the water; Lament XIII; Final Lament; Úrsula Heinze, I Can See Something That You Can't See;
CONTENTS: Pura Vázquez, Where Do I Come from? Where Do I Go?; Poem to Xohana Torres; Restlessness; With your presence; Second Island; To rub. To feel. To touch the burning rock; Fountain of life. And the light which warms me; Antón Tovar, I; When I Die; To Love You Forever; Family Photos; Gee-up-whoaaa; Corn-ears of words in the night; Oh God, god, Father, terrifying, hard; Luz Pozo Garza, Like Dante Arriving in Paradise; Now We Contemplate the Sea of Vigo; The Idea of a Dark City; Offered Petals; The Cies Islands; Angels of Snow and Figures of Light; I Was a Little Girl who Listened in the Night; Manuel María, Poem of Disorientation; Verses of a Bitter Evening; Terra Chá; Angel of silence; I accuse the middle class; Poem against Silence; Proverb of Memory; Uxío Novoneyra, Wolf-haunts; White cloths; High lonely lands; Galicia, will it be my generation who saves you?; Litany of Galicia; Vietnam Canto; You walk the streets as if they were a beach;
CONTENTS: Xosé María Álvarez Cáccamo, Knives; I went back in the house; Manuel Álvarez Torneiro, On the Matter of Adagio; Territory; Yolanda Castaño, Highway to Heaven; Fairy Tales; María do Cebreiro, Love Song; Saturn; Miguel Anxo Fernán Vello, Definitive Forms of Nostalgia; Airport; Luís González Tosar, Tools of Identity; Water of Love without a Name; Bernardino Graña, On the Death of Mark Tobey; The Sea Tavern's Cat; Xulio López Valcárcel, Embers; Xosé Luís Méndez Ferrín, Words to a Future Reader; Rest; Olga Novo, Dear Mum, I'm learning to bark; Pilar Pallarés, and when the time for memory arrives; Those lines on Argelès beach; Chus Pato, Louise Labé is a verse; From the other side, where one is alone with time; Alfonso Pexegueiro, The Sands of Language (Life); The Parents; Luz Pozo Garza, First Memory; In Search of Federico García Lorca;
CONTENTS: Marilar Aleixandre, The Light of Day So Soon Dark; Wolves on the Islands; Xurxo Borrazás, A Plan Sort of; Surplus Value; Uxía Casal, Conditional; Very Fragile; Luisa Castro, The Story of My Dog; A Woman and a Chair; Xosé Cid Cabido, Must Be Going, Must Must Must; Clandestine Bingo; Marina Mayoral, My Dear Friend; Dear Madam; Miguel Anxo Murado, Two Friends; Zoo; Gonzalo Navaza, Bull & Mignonne; Chinese Ink; Xavier Queipo, Château Saignant; The Lahu Settlement; Manuel Rivas, One Million Cows; That Damn Soul; Suso de Toro, To the Precise Degree; Up Early; Xelís de Toro, Insomnia; Papa's Chair.
CONTENTS: (from Libro do entroido) To flee from so much natal love; The English Cemetery; Serpent with Wings; Castro de Elviña; (from Balada nas praias do oeste) Widows of the Living; Ballad on the Western Beaches; Dark Is Life, Dark Death; Incio; Ferrol; On your skin of a boat; I went down to hope and turned over autumn; Lower Miño Days; Promise; (from Mohicania) Farewell; Joshua Slocum's Trip round the World; Atlantic Avenue; The Lonely Seafarer's Song; The Wood's Army; Mother Earth; Country Suicide; Weight on the Head; Celtic Apocalypse; Omen and Legend; Blues; The Black Earth; Radiophony; Beirut; Letter to a Son; Haiku; Dakar; (from Ningún cisne) A Thousand; She accuses me of having no feelings; Can you hear me? I'm in a phone box; Yes, I'm still here; Power; Arzúa: Snowfall of '87; Lyric; Culture; Welcome; Terrorism; Television; Hunting; Story; Stop; Café; Cricket; New Zealand; Childhood; Shadow;
CONTENTS: Xulio López Valcárcel, Absorbed in the Afternoon Grandmother Anticipates Its End; Empty House; You inhabit streets of fear, searching; Song of Autumn; Contribution to a Sketch of Absence; White Space; A Poetics of the Self (Words against Time); Dawn; An Hour of Fullness; The Sea in My Heart; Adagio, Last Offering; Pilar Pallarés, Defeat's Defeat; sometimes only a broken statue remains; In the afternoon, with a dog and a book; to fall asleep in the night of your hair; The drowned woman's lips; here I leave my knowing; Here I am father weeping gently; Lisbon Revisited; so it is and so it may be; The Cunning of a Cat; In the brilliance of the hours; Ramiro Fonte, Vita nuova; Plaza of the World; Promise; Before You Were a Traveler; The Rose; Names for Going Back; The Photograph; Francisco Añón; The Shadow of Guilt; An Unpublished Poem of Alvaro Cunqueiro; Treasures.
CONTENTS: Xavier Alcalá, Summer of '61; Fran Alonso, Shiny Elephants; Xosé Carlos Caneiro, Al Pacino Will Come Back, at Night; Ramón Caride Ogando, I As in Ibrahim; Xavier Carro, Carnival; Carlos Casares, The Summer Sun; Alfredo Conde, Those Days; Marino Dónega, From Me to You; Xosé Fernández Ferreiro, The Last Paradise; Víctor Freixanes, The City of the Emperors; Carlos Reigosa, A Report on Unease; Camilo Gonsar, The Ace up My Sleeve; Úrsula Heinze, You Are Not Going to Pay; Modesto Hermida, Tratitos of Valdelama; Inma López Silva, Monologue of the Old Rocker at Lunchtime; Basilio Losada, Princess of France; Marina Mayoral, Remember Me for Ever; Carlos Mella, The Death of the Werewolf; María Victoria Moreno, Anagnorisis; María do Camiño Noia, Red; David Otero, Watching the Wind; Cándido Pazó, Ñikiñaque; Xosé Ramón Pena, The Waterman;
CONTENTS: Álvaro Cunqueiro, I am Danae; Luz Pozo Garza, The Bird of Light; You Sought the Shadows; Lotus in My Heart; Manuel María, Ode to the Beauty of Words; Xohana Torres, We Were Explorers…; Ophelia; Bernardino Graña, The Pupils at Padron High School; Salvador García-Bodaño, Those Mornings When There Was Music; Metamorphosis; Xosé Luís Méndez Ferrín, Now Is the Time to Return; Marilar Aleixandre, Circe to Ulysses; Alfonso Pexegueiro, The Heron Woman; Homeland; Chus Pato, The Only Rite I Know; Pilar Pallarés, In the Splendour of the Hours; We Speak in Incoherencies; Manuel Rivas, Those Who Die on the Land; Water in His Hands; Miguel Anxo Fernán Vello, Patience; Manuel Forcadela, L'eclair; Maestro; Lois Pereiro, Edinburgh, Edinburgh; Another Love Poem; Xela Arias, Addicted Monologue;
CONTENTS: (from Cantares gallegos) Prologue; I was born in springtime; Bells of Bastabales; Blessed Saint Anthony; Farewell to rivers, farewell to streams; Castilians of Castile; (from Follas novas) Prologue; They say whoever sings of doves and flowers; I know quite well; As the clouds; You will say these verses have a strange; New Leaves! your name; What is this confusion around me?; Some say: my land!; Whether in the heart of the night; Where is this peace; Once a nail pierced my heart; When we are happiest; Perhaps today, perhaps tomorrow, who can say when?; It is no longer bitterness, nor contempt; These voices that come and go; One heartbeat, then another; In winter I wondered; See my heart; With his wave's soft persistent whisper; I keep searching for honey and cool; My hand quivers, my heart beats; Flow on, serene, crystal waters;