The Madrid poet Carmen Jodra he died yesterday Wednesday because of a Cancer, as confirmed by Europa Press the director of the publishing house La Bella Warsaw, also the poet Elena Medel.
Medel has assured that Jodra was one of the "great poets of his generation" and that his poetry overflowed with beauty because although he also had room for sadness there was always in his verses "a point of light and an image for hope."
He also stressed that it was a "immense reader", a classical philologist and librarian who, as he recalled, was how he liked to present himself because he "loved his job." "It is a terrible loss," he said.
A sad news. Carmen Jodra, poet who stood out with "The blackberries", Hyperion Award, has died. He was 39 years old:https://t.co/0o0xT2yUff
– Fco. Javier Irazoki (@FJIrazoki) July 25, 2019
"Goodbye, Carmen Jodra. Immense poet, generous friend: wherever you look you will discover beauty. What a fortune ours to enjoy your poems. The world was more beautiful – more habitable – when you told it, "the publisher adds through his Twitter account.
Goodbye, Carmen Jodra. Immense poet, generous friend: wherever you look you will discover beauty. What a fortune ours to enjoy your poems. The world was more beautiful – more habitable – when you told it. pic.twitter.com/h4kbPNqSA9
– La Bella Warsaw (@labellavarsovia) July 25, 2019
Carmen Jodra Davó She was born in Madrid in 1980. She has a degree in Classical Philology from the Autonomous University of Madrid. He won the XIV Hyperion Award in 1999 with his first poems 'Agrarian blackberries'. 'Dirty corners, his second poems', was published in 2004, and was distinguished with the second prize of the 19th Joaquin Benito de Lucas Prize. Jodra obtained a creation grant granted by the Madrid City Council to reside in 2004-2005 and 2005-2006 of the Student Residence.
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