Spanish is a beautiful language. romantic Spanish poetry tends to roll off the tongue nicely, and is perfect for reciting to your sweet heart, or placing delicately in a love letter, like a beautiful flower... Huh?
All of these Spanish love poems are accompanied by their English translations.
More fun facts: Lorca was murdered by members of the Falange political group at the start of the Spanish civil war. Also, the Canadian poet and songwriter Leonard Coen admired Lorca as a young man, and later named his daughter Lorca Coen.
Cancioncilla del Primer Beso illustrates a yearning for love, and to become love, a theme Leonard Cohen must have found appealing.
If you can't tell by his name, San Juan de la Cruz was a religious man, and one of Spain's most recognized writers. He was a leader of the movement of Spanish Mystic literature, and focused on the development of the soul.
Llama de Amor Viva is indeed a spanish love poem, howerver, in this instance the love is probably coming from God.