Antonio Machado

Antonio Machado, in full Antonio Machado y Ruiz  (1875-1939), was the outstanding Spanish poet and playwright of Spain’s Generation of ’98 He rejected the modernism of his contemporaries and adopted what he called “eternal poetry,” His best-known works include Solitudes/Soledads and Solitudes, Galleries, and Other Poems/Soledades, galerías, y otros poemas; Plains of Castile/ Campos de Castilla; and New Songs/Nuevas canciones. 

  • Portrait | The Traveler

    Recollections of my infancy: a patio in Seville,
  • The Host of Turns

    We were gathered in this kind of circus-tent,