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  • Del pequeño Charlie Lindbergh y otros poemas

    , by Margaret Randall

    Cosas 1
    Dos bebieron de esta vasija, de sus afluentes contrarios, hace diez mil estaciones. ¿Eran amantes? ¿Acusado y acusador? ¿Madre y niño?
    Una pequeña espiral desértica pudiera haber señalado un manantial o un ojo de agua. Pudo haber acuñado una visión supernova.
    El cabo del hacha dormía en el (...)

  • LA COMANDANTE MAYA

    , by Margaret Randall

    Who was Rita Valdivia? In October 2017, we commemorate the 50th anniversary of Che Guevara’s death in Bolivia, occasion for tributes throughout the world. Margaret Randall defies the absence of women’s stories in Che’s myth, bringing us the brilliant poetry and powerful personal history of this (...)

  • By Reynaldo García Blanco

    , by Margaret Randall

    HONORABLE ROQUE DALTON (REVISITED)
    Honorable Roque Dalton, hell or heaven wherever you are we’ve been talking about you for a while. It rained in Medellin and the temperature was ten beers below zero. I despaired because my window looked out on the whores’ quarter and we were talking about (...)

  • By Yanira Marimón

    , by Margaret Randall

    Every year, on the same date
    to V.F.
    I never wanted to be just one among multitudes. My delusional eyes were accustomed to being spectators at an endless raging circus.
    I remember it: my feet obeyed the delirious rhythm.
    Someone shouted: A little faster! Imperiously
    (or another sort of (...)