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Corrнan los dнas de fines de guerra
Y habнa un soldado regresando intacto:
Intacto del frнo mortal de la tierra,
Intacto de flores de horror en su cuarto.

Elevу los ojos, respirу profundo,
La palabra cielo se hizo en su boca
Y como si no hubiera mбs en el mundo
Por el firmamento pasу una gaviota.

Gaviota, gaviota, vals del equilibrio,
Cadencia increнble, llamada en el hombro.
Gaviota, gaviota, blancura del lirio,
Aire y bailarina, gaviota de asombro.

ЇA dуnde te marchas, canciуn de la brisa,
Tan rбpida, tan detenida,
Disparo en la sien y metralla en la risa,
Gaviota que pasa y se lleva la vida?

Corrнan los dнas de fines de guerra,
Pasу una gaviota volando, volando
Lento, como un tiempo de amor que se cierra,
Imperio de ala, de cielo y de cuбndo.

Gaviota, gaviota, vals del equilibrio,
Cadencia increнble, llamada en el hombro.
Gaviota, gaviota, blancura del lirio,
Aire y bailarina, gaviota de asombro.

Corrнan los dнas de fines de guerra,
Pasу una gaviota volando
Y el que anduvo intacto rodу por la tierra:
Huйrfano, desnudo, herido, sangrando.



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