9---> maría & manrique

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Name: María
Hometown: Ronda (Málaga, Spain)
Current City: Paris
Occupation: Journalist
Age: 23


What does poetry mean to you?

It’s an art, a nice reflection in the middle of the stress of this day-to-day living.


Favorite Poem

The Coplas on the Death of His Father, the Grand-Master of Santiago” by Jorge Manrique


Why do you like this poet/poem? 

My mother used to recite it to me when I was a child, and I always liked the way it sounded. Later, when I realized the meaning of these powerful sentences, I liked it even more.