Four Poems by Antonio Machado

Translated from the Spanish by Daniel Evans Pritchard. This is part of our special feature on Nationalism, Nativism, and the Revolt Against Globalization.   “The Young Nation”   It was a time of infamy and lies. The nation itself was dressed up like a squalid clown to draw attention away from our wound. That was then. We were young: bad weather, worse omens, we had nightmares in our hair as the sea swelled with wrecks. We … Continue reading Four Poems by Antonio Machado