A few more bits and pieces from my The Mobster’s Lament research. The quote is from ‘Christmas on the Hudson’ by Federico Garcia Lorca, which can be found in his collection ‘Poet in New York’. The original was written in Spanish, obviously. I found 3 or 4 different translations of it, but I didn’t really like any of them, so cobbled together that one from all the different versions. Translating poems must be the hardest job in literature.⠀
The second photo is by Gordon Parks.

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