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He first started to write poetry while doing theatre in Bogota. Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. By this time, he had also come into contact with illicit drugs and started raul gomez jattin the first signs of mental illness, having been interned in a psychiatric hospital for the first time in It was in this university where he first came into contact with theatre, becoming part of the university’s experimental theatre group, and where he started to write poetry first.

He died a vagabond, crazed, toothless, and alone, walking the streets of Cartagena, terrifying its tourists, and occasionally writing one or two verses down. He had a booming voice and a natural instinct for burlesque that served him well on the stage.

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Raúl Gómez Jattin, el poeta de la calle

His later work was badly received by the critics, as being hurried and of lesser quality and creativity. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. When you had golden raul gomez jattin like a peacock feather and vomez skirts were stained with mango As if!

He spent the hot days lazing in his hammock, smoking marijuana, growing the occasional eggplant, and writing poems. His acting career was short-lived but relatively successful. It has never been clear whether his death rxul accidental or a suicide. With raul gomez jattin economic support from his friend Juan Manuel Ponce, he managed to publish his first poetry book Poemas Read the original in Spanish.

He was diagnosed with manic-depression and schizophrenia. Views Read Edit View history. This article has multiple issues.

If notability cannot be established, the article is likely to be mergedredirectedor deleted. Raul gomez jattin first collection of his poems in English translation is forthcoming.

His mother Lola Jattin came from a Lebanese immigrant family and she spoiled the young poet with pistachios and kibbehs.

Submit to our contest before 1 October! July Learn how and when to remove this template message. His mother was of Lebanese, and Syrian ancestry. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for biographies.

His poetry has been described as stark raul gomez jattin realist, and highly autobiographic, [3] [4] [5] dealing with his struggles with mental illness, his solitude, his childhood memories, go,ez sexuality, his raul gomez jattin and relatives, and his city.

At this time he also started consuming illicit drugs. Blogs El espectador in Spanish.

This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because raul gomez jattin has insufficient inline citations. His first raul gomez jattin of poetry, published in the s, were well-received and this success encouraged him to write more poems, take more drugs, and generally scandalize the staid Colombian literary world with rwul unorthodox habits.

James Rumsey-Merlan has very nearly completed a Ph.

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Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of raul gomez jattin beyond its mere trivial mention. He moved later to Cartagena, where the cycle of psychiatric admissions and homelessness continued, in gomex to some time spent in jail.

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This page raul gomez jattin last edited on 23 May gome, at Retrieved from ” https: He spent his time between psychiatric institutions and living in the streets as a homeless individual.