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The Day the Mermaids Sing

The Day the Mermaids Sing It's rough to walk tough all the time, drinking malta in the street as fire hydrants piss their false salvation into blasé gutters. I throw my leftover Fritos into the rubble, really wanting to dispose of useless...
Tue
07
Apr
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HOOKIS pOOKIS

HOOKIS pOOKIS It is true that those who suddenly disperse keep us forever in suspense? RISE TABLE RISE Oh Reverend pedro Houdini hoovers somewhere above Mexico, and Texas awaiting a drop Sandwiched in a cloud peter pedro pietri in a trance caught...
Tue
07
Apr
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Pietri Knows … (“ I see a red door and I want to paint it black”)

Pietri Knows … (“ I see a red door and I want to paint it black”)

Pietri is singing to the sky And I am hiding My eyes Waiting till Sunrise The wind is making faces Dancing naked in black He is throwing condoms...
Mon
06
Apr
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When I Can No Longer Forget

When I Can No Longer Forget (For Abuela Juana) When I can no longer forget the smell of your body near you in the sacrament of our love get closer to me still tell me de tus historias the history of the Saint that lived in the sea Yemaya Tell me...
Mon
06
Apr
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Ode to Youth

Ode to Youth

for Jack Agüeros

Live now. Search for dreams that fill you with life. Avoid strange jungles with headhunters and traps that skin you alive. Avoid haters who do not love you or themselves, who poison the world...
Mon
06
Apr
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Ode to the Crone

Ode to the Crone You are sour like milk left too long on the table. It was never your choice or doing how hurricanes battered the walls of your garden until it caved in on itself. You are sunlight held captive in the abyss of waiting. A thirsting...
Mon
06
Apr
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Beaded Featherweights

Beaded Featherweights My life I take back when I choose, resist the onslaught of mindless words. My hands connect seeds into lavish adornments. Thoughts create patterns for ears to be holy. In the oceans of sound earrings at play on lobes, light-...
Mon
06
Apr
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Ode to the Moon

Ode to the Moon Nana Buruku, dancing heart, beacon spinning trails, gypsy queen, alone and full of light, traveling clock for migrating flocks, inspiring creatures to poems and howls on hills between concrete and bark. Madamita, meandering...
Mon
06
Apr
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Bridges

Bridges

for Yasmin Hernandez

Between Frida Kahlo and Julia De Burgos an artist builds connections on garden walls that cultivate souls. Snapshots. Between cultures and communities Mexicanos y...
Wed
14
Jan
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¿Por qué seguimos escribiendo en español?

Cuando el 29 de septiembre vi la revista Centro Voices en su nuevo formato, me sorprendieron dos cosas: 1. aunque se describía como una publicación que incluye las artes y la cultura de los puertorriqueños de los Estados Unidos...

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Centro Voices (ISSN: 2379-3864).
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