Five Poems. Raúl Gómez Jattin. AS IF YOU’D remember Isabel of the hopscotch underneath your patio’s mamoncillo tree of the rag dolls that were our children. Visit ‘s Raúl Gómez Jattin Page and shop for all Raúl Gómez Jattin books. Check out See search results for author “Raúl Gómez Jattin” in Books. Raúl Gómez Jattin, el poeta de la calle. Cultura. 31 May – PM. Luis Eduardo Celis. Fue uno de los poetas más originales de Colombia. Nació y.

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He died a vagabond, crazed, toothless, and alone, walking the streets of Cartagena, terrifying its tourists, and occasionally writing one or two verses down.

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Retrieved from ” https: It has never been clear whether his death was accidental or a suicide. He was diagnosed with manic-depression and schizophrenia. This page was last edited on 23 Mayat The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for biographies. The first collection of his poems in English translation raul gomez jattin forthcoming.

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He first started to write poetry while doing theatre in Bogota. He spent his time between psychiatric institutions and living in the streets as a homeless individual.

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His acting career was short-lived but relatively successful. This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations.

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Views Read Edit View history. His mother was of Lebanese, and Syrian ancestry.

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This article has multiple issues. His first volumes of poetry, published in the s, were well-received and this success encouraged him to write more poems, take raul gomez jattin drugs, and generally scandalize the staid Colombian literary world with his unorthodox habits. By using this site, you agree jsttin the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. When you had golden eyes like a peacock feather and your skirts were stained with raul gomez jattin As if!

His later work was badly received by the critics, as being hurried and of lesser quality and creativity.

With the economic support from his friend Juan Manuel Ponce, he managed raul gomez jattin mattin his raaul poetry book Poemas Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Read the original in Spanish. He spent the hot days lazing in his hammock, smoking marijuana, growing the occasional eggplant, and raul gomez jattin poems. It was in this university where he first came into contact with theatre, becoming part of the university’s experimental theatre group, and where he started to write poetry first.

Raúl Gómez Jattin, el poeta de la calle

Jatitn Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By raul gomez jattin time, he had also come into contact with illicit drugs and started showing the first signs of mental illness, having been interned in a psychiatric hospital for the first time in At this time he also started consuming illicit drugs.


He moved later to Cartagena, where the cycle of raul gomez jattin admissions and homelessness continued, in addition to some time spent in jail.

If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to raul gomez jattin mergedredirectedor deleted. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. His poetry has been described as stark and realist, and highly autobiographic, [3] [4] [5] dealing with his struggles with mental illness, his solitude, his childhood memories, his sexuality, his friends and relatives, and his city.

He had a booming voice and a natural instinct for burlesque that served him well on the stage. Blogs El espectador in Spanish. Raul gomez jattin Rumsey-Merlan has very nearly completed a Ph. Submit to our contest before 1 October!

Please help improve it raul gomez jattin discuss these issues on the talk page. His mother Lola Jattin came from a Lebanese immigrant family and she spoiled the young poet with pistachios and kibbehs. July Learn how and when to remove this template message.