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Luna Miguel è nata a Madrid 22 anni fa. I suoi versi sono stati tradotti in inglese, francese, portoghese, russo e italiano. Musa ammalata è una selezione di poesie tratte da: Estar enfermo (La Bella Varsovia), Poetry is not dead (DVD Ediciones), Pensamientos estériles (El Cangrejo Pistolero Ediciones) e La tumba del marinero (libro ancora inedito, anche se le poesie Sailo ...more
172 pages
Published November 6th 2012 by Damocle Edizioni (first published 2012)
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Kevin
I've been a fan of Luna Miguel's work for a few years now, starting when I stumbled across her blog in my senior year of high school. I was craving something contemporary in Spanish, to read and digest and translate during the multiple empty hours of the school day. I still have some printed-out pages from DVDediciones' website, where I'd scrawled some hand-written translations of her poems.

So I was ecstatic to hear about Luna's publication Tenían veinte años y estaban locos, in which she is ed
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Matt Lee Sharp
There's a lot of energy in these poems. Some of the imagery is beautiful and crosses languages well. But I was hoping for more than just glimpses of great writing. A lot of the writing felt incomplete. Or like a thought that really didn't deserve to anchor a page of poetry. The collection was edited well, but maybe a half dozen of these poems just needed to be edited out. Too many poems with nothing to say. It almost obscured a lot of really beautiful work.
Hannah
by far the best poetry book i have read in a very long time. luna is such a lovely person, so it makes sense her verse should be as well. luna's words and imagery remind me of some of my favorite writers (fernando pessoa, charles bukowski, bolano) and yet are uniquely her own. i really enjoyed all of the literary quotes, as well as having the original spanish versions side-by-side with the translated verse. a new all-time favorite, most definitely.
Ryan
Sometimes I forget how much I love poetry and then I read a beautiful book of words or a poet with a gorgeous unbreakable soul and that love comes rushing back. This book did that. Luna Miguel did that.
Cristina Goberna
Raw and beautiful. It is able to transform thematic cliches into poignant turns.




Carolina
Cada página es mejor, sobre todo la última colección de poemas y "Human after all".
Ansh
Sharp, acidic and extremely directed verses which flow in a manner that complements her thoughts -- from fragmented and abrupt to sudden change of tones -- Luna is an accomplished poet at this young age and speaks of faceless women, soulless ladybirds, gardens of junkies and infertile wombs with a maturity and wisdom that goes far beyond her age.

Since I can't read Spanish, I can only look at the left side of the book and wonder what magic I'm missing due to the translation(which is still enjoyab
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Andrea Quinlan
This is a gorgeous and visceral book. It feels both of the moment and ancient.
Vicky
sometimes I don't think I'm "ready" for a poem/some poems
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Luna Miguel (b. 1990) lives in Barcelona where she works as journalist. She is the author of five poetry collections. She has also published the story Exhumación, written in conjunction with Antonio J. Rodríguez. www.lunamiguel.com
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