College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Juan Ramón Jiménez
the former Department of Foreign Languages
University of Maryland (1943-1951)
“This is my liberty: smelling the rose,
Cutting the cold water with my crazy hand,
Plucking the grove bare,
Snatching the sun’s eternal light!”
From Poetry, 1923
“İEsta es mi libertad, oler la rosa,
cortar el agua fría, con mi mano loca,
desmudar la arboleda,
cojerle al sol, su luz eterna!”
De Poesia, 1923
Erected by University of Maryland.
Location. 38° 59.197′ N, 76° 56.673′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from McKeldin Mall-Library Lane south of Campus Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at the main (south) entrance to Jimenez Hall - at the northwest corner of the McKeldin Mall on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park. Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Terrapin Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Millard E. Tydings Morrill Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); R. Lee Hornbake Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Architectural History of the Maryland Agricultural College (approx. 0.2 miles away); "May Peace Prevail on Earth" (approx. ¼ mile away); Clarence Mitchell, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Calvert Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Park.
Also see . . .
1. Juan Ramón Jiménez - Nobel Laureate, 1956. (Submitted on November 23, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Zenobia Camprubí Aymar. (Submitted on November 23, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Zenobia Camprubí
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Hispanic Americans • Notable Persons •
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