Alejandra Pizarnik On Death

Alejandra Pizarnik (April 29, 1936 – September 25, 1972)

But, who is Death? A figure that harrows and wastes wherever and however it pleases. This is also a possible description of the Countess Bathory. Never did anyone wish so hard not to grow old; I mean, to die. That is why, perhaps, she acted and played the role of Death. Because, how can Death possibly die?