El énfatico “carpe diem”de John Keating


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(El club de los poetas muertos, 1989.-Dir. Peter Weir)

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Ah, esta escena, esta película, este profesor

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To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time

Robert Herrick1591 – 1674

"Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
   Old Time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles today
   Tomorrow will be dying.

The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, 
   The higher he’s a-getting,
The sooner will his race be run,
   And nearer he’s to setting.

That age is best which is the first,
   When youth and blood are warmer;
But being spent, the worse, and worst
   Times still succeed the former. 

Then be not coy, but use your time,
   And while ye may, go marry;
For having lost but once your prime,
   You may forever tarry."

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