Fernando Fortun

They were hermetic groups, that always conspired, at that beautiful time of the revolutions When happening, confused words were listened to: the English gold, the day of the shout, masones ” Fernando Fortn. The VOICE OF BRIEF LIFE Fernando Fortn, poet of precarious health and ephemeral life, passes away before turning the twenty-four years of age, shares its poetic compositions with the crepuscular poets of principles of the XX, Takings Morals, Enrique Dez-Canedo, Angel Vegue and Goldoni, Alonso Saline Quesada and Pedro. In the prologue of the romantic hour, its unique published work while still alive, written by its friend from Almeria poet Francisco Villaespesa, faithfully describes the poetry to us of the Madrilenian poet: ” It prefers the drawing to the color, flees from the bitter tones, of rough notes, looking for however, the great pauses, the great silencios, because in them feels better the internal rate of its soul ” And Juan Ramon Jimnez left the picture us of the poet, seemed ” Chopin, elegant, fresh adolescent and mustio at the same time, a young downcast cypress slightly by I do not know that viento”. The poetry of Fortn is full of frequent evocations of the childhood, and, especially, of the past, impregnated of one of a sweet melancholy, like in these verses: ” By you, romantic, still my heart burns; /to this so old world, I have come very behind schedule,/I had to be your lover and I have been yours hijo”. Or in these others: ” In an old box that forgotten/put in a corner my mistress in an attic/of our old left house/vague memories of my childhood estn.” , of becquerianos tones and a remarkable technical virtuosity. Fernando Fortn is born in Madrid the 30 from May from 1890 and passes away in the Clearing, Madrid, the 6 of May of 1914, because of a pulmonary tuberculosis. He studies baccalaureate in the General and Technical Institute of San Isidro and Derecho in the Central University, studies that would finalize in 1910. He collaborates in several magazines of the time, among them, Prometheus de Ramon Go’mez of the Serna that it sees the light in 1908, and in which publishes poems and translations, and the Magazine Latin, of Francisco Villaespesa.

It attends social gatherings like the one of Carmen de Burgos, well-known writer with the pseudonym of Colombine. It lives during some time in Paris in 1910, to the following year, in Geneva. It travels to Sherry, Seville and Malaga in 1913. That year published with Enrique Dez-Canedo, a titled anthology the modern French poetry, with magnificent translations of symbolists and French parnasianos, that had great influence between the young poets of the time. In 1907, when the poet only was seventeen years old, it appeared his first and unique published book while still alive, the romantic hour.

After his death one publishes Relics (1914), in which texts in prosa took shelter, letters and poems that left unpublished. And as the poet of brief life said: ” And La Paz is deep; /the rumors do not arrive from outside. /The empolvados books/quedamente yawn /and in front of me, abierto a volume,/that without seeing it my eyes contemplan”. Francisco Aryan Soli’s No man considers that its situation is free if is not at the same time right, nor right if he is not free. Vestibule of Internauts by La Paz and the Freedom and of Free Forum. URL: Original author and source of the article.