October 7th, 2008
In my last blog post, I mentioned how Columbus’ voyage is not always seen in a positive light. Earlier in the week, I had posted two poems that were positive towards Columbus (one called In 1492, Columbus Sailed the Ocean Blue and the other, a Spanish poem called To Christopher Columbus). Here’s one that is […]
October 4th, 2008
Here’s a Columbus Day poem in Spanish by Elena Gloria Ferral, followed by an English translation… A Cristobal Colón (Spanish) Del puerto de Palos partió Colón, con tres carabelas y un gran corazón. Soñaba con tierras lejanas tal vez, adonde llevarles su amor y su fe. Un doce de octubre a ellas llegó y en […]
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