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Los Tres Poetas

The Three Poets

Luis Álvarez Lencero (1923-1983), Manuel Pacheco Conejo (1920-1998), and Jesús Delgado Valhondo (1909-1993)
Luis Martínez Giraldo

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Bronze sculpture of the three heads of the poets, together on a single base consisting of a forearm resting on a finger with a cane. It is placed on two books in horizontal made in granite and marble, and a vertical made in slate. A fountain and a garden complete the whole. On the vertical book are the verses: "Mi río tiene nombre de mujer y se llama Guadiana" (My river has a woman's name and is called Guadiana, - Manuel Pacheco), "El Guadiana, con falda siempre llena de cielos" (The Guadiana, with skirt always full of skies, - Delgado Valhondo) and "Sólo tengo un corazón tan grande como el Guadiana" (I only have a heart as big as the Guadiana - Álvarez Lencero).

Badajoz - Los Tres Poetas
Luis Álvarez Lencero
(Badajoz 1923 - Mérida 1983)
Extremaduran poet and sculptor (Biography).

Badajoz - Los Tres Poetas
Manuel Pacheco Conejo
(Olivenza 1920 - Badajoz 1998)
Extremaduran poet (Biography).

Badajoz - Los Tres Poetas
Jesús Delgado Valhondo
(Mérida 1909 - Badajoz 1993)
Extremaduran poet (Wikipedia).

Badajoz - Los Tres Poetas


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Location (N 38°52'59" - W 6°58'22")

Item Code: esex021; Photograph: 4 September 2017
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