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  • CHE ON MY MIND

    , by Margaret Randall

    Salil Biswas did the Bengali translation of Che on My Mind, originally published in English by Duke University Press in 2013.

  • ONLY THE ROAD / SOLO EL CAMINO: Eight Decades of Cuban Poetry

    , by Margaret Randall

    LAURA RUIZ MONTES
    De sitios y posiciones
    Que no mantenga al enfermo tanto rato en la misma posición –dijo el medico. Que lo vire a un lado –luego a otro. Que cuide sus pulmones. Que no permanezca muchas horas bocarriba. Que lo mueva… -lo (con) mueva?
    Yo, un producto genuinamente nacional, fui (...)

  • TALKING STICK

    , by Margaret Randall

    Preface
    A talking stick, sometimes called a speaker’s staff, is an instrument of aboriginal democracy used by many native tribes and adopted by a number of contemporary groups—political, discussion, creative, therapeutic, recovery—as a way of assuring all voices will be heard. The person (...)

  • SHE BECOMES TIME

    , by Margaret Randall

    Written in Patria o Muerte
    When night shrouds this Havana street its buildings might be freshly painted, no electrical wires struggling for power, no despair hanging from a full moon pale orange in duplicitous sky.
    Night the great equalizer— what we do not see cannot make us sad. Fifty-six (...)