Don Juan Antonio Corretjer 1908-1985
c. 1985
19.00 in HIGH x 25.00 in WIDE
(48.26 cm HIGH x 63.50 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom right text reads, " Fireworks - graficas guazabara."

Poster has a gray background with white text. Toward the right is a photograph, printed in yellow, of Don Juan Antonio Corretjer holding a child. The poster reads, "Don Juan Antonio Corretjer/ 1908-1985." There is a poem titled, "Ahora Me Despido," printed down the left side. The first stanza starts with," Me lo deje todo/ en la lejania./ Hasta a la poesia/le di con el codo/ viviendola a modo de trueno o centella...." and the last stanza reads, "Que sera en el mundo/ lo que va a pasar?/ Que me hace la mar/ si en ella me hundo?..."This poster honors the memory of Juan Antonio Corretjer, a poet, journalist and pro-independence political activist opposing United States rule in Puerto Rico. [LMC]
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