Horses in the Air and Other Poems
Horses in the Air and Other Poems
Translated by Cola Franzen


Jorge Guillén

Jorge Guillén was born in Valladolid, Old Castile. At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War in 1936 he was arrested and detained briefly in Pamplona as a political prisoner. He left Spain in 1938 to go into voluntary exile in the United States, where he remained until after the death of Franco. In 1978 he returned to live in Spain. He died in Málaga in 1984.