Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems – by Alejandra Pizarnik Alejandra Pizarnik, La extracción de la piedra de la locura y otros poemas. 4 likes. Revered by the likes of Octavio Paz and Roberto Bolano, Alejandra Pizarnik is still Por cómo acabó, la poesía no le sirvió para extraer su piedra de la locura . Aportes para la extracción de la piedra de la locura: vida y obra de Alejandra Pizarnik ; Deseo y destino: contribuciones para un psicoanálisis de la.

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Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Refresh and try again. Extracting the Stone of Madness Quotes Showing of As if nothing was happening, which is true. II But you, I want to look at you until your face escapes from my fear like a bird from the sharp edge of the night. III Like a girl made of pink chalk on a very old wall that is suddenly washed pifdra by the rain.


V Every gesture of alejaandra body and my voice to make myself into the offering, the bouquet that is abandoned by the wind on the porch. VI Cover the memory of your face with the mask of who you will be and scare the girl you once were. VII The night of us both scattered with the fog. IX To fall like a wounded animal in a place that was meant to be for revelations. X As if it meant nothing.

Everything closed and the wind inside.

Pizarnkk Under the black sun of the silence the words burned slowly. XII But the silence is true. And what did I wish for? I wished for a perfect silence.

Extracting the Stone of Madness Quotes

XV Delight of losing one-self in the presaged image. I rose from my corpse, I went looking for who I am.

XVI My endless falling into my endless falling where nobody waited for me —because when I saw who was waiting for me I eextraccion no one but myself. XVII Something was falling in the silence. The water trembles full of wind. XIX The blinding of day, yellow birds in the morning. A hand untangles the darkness, a hand drags the hair of a drowned woman that never stops going through the mirror.


To return to the memory of the body, I have to return to my mourning bones, I have to understand what my voice is saying.

Extracting the Stone of Madness Quotes by Alejandra Pizarnik

Poems – If the soul should ask you if lla is far from here, you should say, On the other side of the river, not this one, but the one over there. I am warning you and I warned you. I tell you and I told you. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.