Platero and I

Platero

“Platero is a small donkey, a soft, hairy donkey: so soft to the touch that he might be said to be made of cotton, with no bones. Only the jet mirrors of his eyes are hard like two black crystal scarabs”

Platero is the donkey of the 1914 children’s story Platero y yo. The book is one of the most popular works by Spanish poet Juan Ramón Jiménez,

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