No, They Never Found Me.

The disappearance of Spanish poet Federico García Lorca

On August 18, 1936, during the tumult of the , the Spanish poet and playwright Federico García Lorca disappeared. Most believe he was and buried somewhere outside the town of Alfacar, near Granada. .

Scholars are split over the motives behind his assassination. Some say he was killed because of his socialist views; others, because of his homosexuality.

Poets are often prophets. In 1929, Lorca :

Then I realized I had been murdered.

They looked for me in cafes, cemeteries and churches

They opened the wine casks and wardrobes

They ravaged three skeletons to gouge out the gold of their teeth.

But they did not find me.

They never found me?

No. They never found me.

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