“Patria” (Fernando Aramburu) – by JOSE LUIS RECIO and ELENA SILVELA #book #review

Patria (By Fernando Aramburu) Tusquets Editores (2017)   ¨Patria¨, a well thought, documented, structured, and composed novel, tells a story regarding the saga of two Basque families that extends through three generations. A fiction based on the period during which ETA, the Basque separatist organization, carried out many terrorist attacks for several decades in contemporary…

Sin recato / Shamelessly, by JOSÉ L. RECIO #poesía #handwriting

Las gaviotas en el muelle, Furibundas, arrebatan A la niña mulata, De entre su mano endeble, Con esquivos picotazos, Sin reparar en excesos, De trocitos a pedazos, Su pastelito de queso.   ****** The seagulls at the pier, Furious, snatch From the olive skinned girl, From her flimsy hand, With elusive pecking, Disregarding the excess,…