There's always a genious behind every story
Pombo, I could say a brilliant writer or may i say a autobiografer?
well, this we will never know but i can firmly stuck to both of
A lot has been written about this illustrious
Colombian, also known for his poetry, but he was a great poet or an
autobiographer? in its vast poetic, journalistic and epistolary production, he
write autobiographical pages in his diary, I must confess that in my opinion it
was both, but here i will approach some excerpts of his life through his great
This Colombian of the Creole aristocracy was born in
Bogota in 1833 and died in 1912. At that time as it was a praxis, that Dona Ana
Rebolledo his mother, he taught his little firstborn Rafael the first letters,
it seems that the penchant for poetry was born into he since a little child,
and at the age of ten he had copied poems and translations in a booklet titled literary pantheon.
One of the main qualities apart
from the originality of this genius of the Spanish language, was cultivated all
genres of literature, it was easy for him given his qualities, which the literarily
listed as characteristics of the perfect seer, move from the romantic school
the classic, from the ode to the epigram, fable and fairy tales to heartfelt
eulogies and carve cuarteos and admirable sonnets.
My first reading, how could I forget it, from there I
understood that the feelings can be manifest itself in different ways, words,
verses, rhyming and with emotion, and through fables like this conveys to us a
teaching council and as snatching us a smile reading we get closer to the
culture and creativity, that the big was Rafael Pombo.
His great inspirations in his works, God, nature and the woman, her fervent
Catholicism he manifests it constantly in his verses, "and who gave me the
feelings? and these two eyes that he gave me to see so much wonder, and enjoy
watching? God. " For me,Pombo managed with his unsurpassed faith be an
example to follow, teaching through his poetry that when we have God as a
reference in our lives nothing will be impossible to achieve and if we make our
actions a praise to his name our faith It will.