from the album "5th House" [Qrious Music]
photography/editing_ Fabio Gervasoni
"Me han traído una caracola [...]./ They have brought me a shell […]."
Federico Garcia Lorca, “Caracola”, Canciones (1972)
"Caracola" is a simple and very nostalgic poem: a shell guards the acute memory of the past childhood, the distant homeland, a memory that nonetheless quivers and makes way as a shoal of "little fishes of shadow and silver".
"Caracola" belongs to the anthology "Canciones" (Songs): Garcia Lorca was, besides a poet, a musician who believed that, if words could tell about humanity, then music could express all the power and indefinition of our soul.
Between the recollections of a travel noted down in pencil, nostalgia takes form and tries to come back home. It goes through colours and images that memory has preserved, defying every adversity and capturing all those signs that show along the way, flowing on and on.
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