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Poetry
maize

maize
maíz

Translated by Tanya Huntington maize.                                 an acre full. pencils. a pack of twenty-four full…
Poetry
HAMARTIA HATCHET

HAMARTIA HATCHET

Translated by Lawrence Schimel Losing, Losing I lost my life to the roulette wheel. It wasn’t voluntary. I’m addicted to gambling, had only that left to bet. I lost my…
Poetry
Tipos de agua. El camino de Santiago

Tipos de agua. El camino de Santiago

Traducción al español de Sara Cantú Pérez de Salazar     St. Jean Pied de Port ..................................................................20 de junio bueno es saber que los vasos nos sirven para beber. Machado…
Poetry
Decreación

Decreación

Sleepchains Who can sleep when she— hundreds of miles away I feel that vast breath fan her restless decks. Cicatrice by cicatrice all the links rattle once. Here we go…
Poetry
Three Poems

Three Poems
TRES POEMAS

SANDS OF SILENCE I carry deserts within, the warm sands of silence. Edmond Jabès 1. I hold the memory of a name on the tip of my tongue, which is…
Poetry
You Just Don’t Talk About It

You Just Don’t Talk About It

Open as the leaf as the sidewalk as the tear & the iris as the casket upon visitation as the door when the twig school opens as the tongue that…
Poetry
Decir otro lugar

Decir otro lugar

Coopera conmigo y aplaza todas las palabras que no digan nada. Pon sobre esta superficie las más logradas, retén tu silencio que ahora mismo estoy escarbando mi lengua para decirte…
Poetry
Tierra

Tierra

San Pedro Sacatepéquez, Guatemala TV reporter: a black suit bites into him at the shoulders, arms and waist. Stalk of the microphone sways between the hospital bed pillow of the…
Poetry
La arena del silencio

La arena del silencio

Llevo dentro de mí los desiertos, la arena caliente del silencio. Edmond Jabès 1. Tengo el recuerdo de un nombre en la punta de la lengua, por eso exploro las…
Poetry
Two Poems

Two Poems

English translation by Tanya Huntington Jonah The word fish wriggles its way deep into the river. And now, on my command, it bites into another fish there, in the dark.…