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people & people 2018. 7. 23. 22:03







Moments (Spanish: Instantes) is the title of a text wrongly attributed to Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges.

It was widely spread through articles, compilations, posters and email chain letters, mainly in Spanish.

Spanish versions, with some variations, consist of a first person narrated poem about an 85-year-old person who

regrets not having enjoyed some simple pleasures during his life and instead having focused on safety and

correctness.

The vocabulary, syntax and style do not match those of Borges.

Original text and author

The first known version of the text was authored by American humorist and cartoonist Don Herold, and published

by College Humor before 1935, or perhaps early that year, under the title "I'd Pick More Daisies". 

 Herold's text is in prose, and it lacks the melancholic tone of the Spanish poem. E.g.:


"If I had my life to live over, I'd try to make more mistakes next time. I would relax. I would limber up.

I would be sillier than I have been this trip. I know of very few things that I would take seriously. I would be crazier.

I would be less hygienic. I would take more chances. I would take more trips. I would climb more mountains and swim more rivers. I would burn up more gasoline. I would eat more ice cream and less bran."

Herold published a revised version in the October 1953 number of Reader's Digest.






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