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Absence: poem for Catalina Mucú Maas

A friend writes: “The 8th of March was International Women’s Day. All day my inbox flooded with emails acknowledging the brave women who have campaigned over the years for equality and justice. Then the following day, I received a beautiful … Continue reading

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Homage to Sherwood

A highlight of my recent visit to Seattle was the opportunity to stay for a couple of weeks at the Sherwood Coöperative, a place that I have considered the closest I have to “home” in the North since I first … Continue reading

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New publication – Cascadia Solidaria: Poems and Translations

I woke this early this morning, feeling strangely moved to create art, to finally finish a poetry zine project that I’ve been working on in bits and pieces over the last few years.  I was excited to be in Cascadia … Continue reading

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Blasphemies for San Simón

Pilgrims, we enter your sanctum through a courtyard of hungry kittens, unstable helices of flies, hermetic diagrams on the walls glimpsed in passing. Within you reign imperious over the ghosts of a thousand melted prayers. Your priest stirs the charring … Continue reading

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The clouds in Guatemala

In Guatemala the clouds slide down the skirts of the volcanoes into the caldera lake, rustling and roaring with the rain approaching— We swam this morning off the rocks, you floated away around an outcrop and I was alone with … Continue reading

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¡Bienvenid@s!

“Es bello amar al mundo / con los ojos de los que no han nacido / todavía. …it is beautiful to love the world / with the eyes of those who have not yet / been born.” – Otto René Castillo

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