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Babel  (1918) 
by César Vallejo, translated from Spanish by Wikisource
From the collection The Black Heralds (Los heraldos negros)

Sweet styleless home, built
from only one blow and of only one piece
of sunflower wax. And in this home
she damages and arranges; sometimes says:
“The poorhouse is nice; quite all right!”
And other times she begins to cry!


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The author died in 1938, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

 
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