Castalian Flood



La Inundación castálida (Castalian Flood) is a selection of works of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz that contains poems dedicated to celebrities; religious; hyms, lyrical-dramatic; «personal» poems and the epic poems «Neptune Alegórico» and «The Reason of the allegorical factory and application of the fable».

You foolish men who lay
the guilt on women,
not seeing you’re the cause
of the very thing you blame;
if you invite their disdain
with measureless desire
why wish they well behave
if you incite to ill.