Book: Poems



Author: MALDONADO, Samuel Darío,

National Institute of Culture and Fine Arts, Caracas, 1970, 234 pages.



A publication that brings together a selection of 33 poems written by the author, highlighting the 3,949 verses that pay homage to Luis Cardozo. The book is a good example of the poetry of the early twentieth century: a story of epistolary love that ends in tragedy told through sonnets, romances, songs and free poems. The publication, made to celebrate the Centenary of his birth, has a prologue by Efraín Subero, who highlights Gonzalo Picón Febres’ comment: “Maldonado writes with an entirely modern independence, in everything he narrates he feels, with intensity, the genuine environment of his homeland