Originally Posted by James Blonde
Neruda wasn't into politics asks James Blonde?
of course he was, he was a fucking stalinist for fucks sakes. his own shortcoming. but at least he stood for something.
garcia lorca was also a republican and that's why he got shot (also perhaps for being a flaming queen, which made the fascists, im sure, quite nervous).
paz's theory that poets just deal with myth & should remain uninvolved with history however is crap. and so was most of his poetry. he can eat shit (well he's dead anyway).