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Lorca’s poems

Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca has wide range of types of works, but I like a lot his poems, like “A poet in New York”. There is a lot artworks related to Lorca’s works, most of them really beautiful. Probably because it’s inspirational wonderful works.

For this illustration I took all the Lorca poems (in spanish) and counted the most commonly used words.

A nice list, I have to say: niños (215), muerte (210), amor (199), agua (194), corazĂłn (193), noche (180), cielo (156), canto (146), blanco (136), estrellas (130), oh (130), rosa (128), ojos (126), ay (118), luz (118), quiero (117), sangre (117), viento (116), mar (111), mira (111), verde (111), aire (105), negros (105), granada (100)… and another 4.200 different words.

The bigger are the most commonly used.

Another illustration with horizontal text.

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