Spanish Civil War

Spanish Civil War

I can scarcely imagine it happened -
where it would be - the places of it.
Quiet places I visit now - torn up grass,
headed-off mist, depositions
of rose, vine, earth. Aragon all night
a cruel river you need to cross.
Here, and here, they say leading you
from the square, the church steps.
Here, by these houses, and on this hill
of fervent olive trees - yes, this very.


from Silences from the Spanish Civil War (Enitharmon, 2002), © Jane Duran 2002, used by permission of the author and the publisher

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2Returning

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3Time Zones

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4River

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5Stillborn

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6Miscarriage

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7Snow Pudding

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8The Orange Tree in Cordoba

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10Great Grandfathers

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11Introduction to Silences from the Spanish Civil War

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12Spanish Civil War

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13Research

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14Maestrazgo

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15Eye Witness

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16To the Aragon Front

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17Battle of Teruel, Winter 1937-8

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18Sardine Tin

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19Crossing at Miravet, 1938

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20Road to the French Border, 1939

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21Letters, 1940

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22Paterna, 1939-42

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23Not Talking About Franco, 1959

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24Coastline, 1960

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25The Pyrenees

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26Coastal

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27Cape Porpoise, Maine

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28Stroke

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29Coat

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30Hairpins

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31The Past

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32There Are Women

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33Coming About

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34To My Mother and Father

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35Tracks

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36Introduction to Zagharit

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37The Mat

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38Petit Pain

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39What We Know

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40Nightlight

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41Ramy

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42Water

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43What is Written

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44Sabbat

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45Mid-Winter

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46Haircut

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47Mint Tea

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48Coastal Route

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49Confluence

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50El Attaf, 1958

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51Zagharit

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