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November Ninth

By | 2017-06-27T14:02:07+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Issue 31: 29 June 2017|Tags: , |

By Mariana Llanos November ninth, two thousand sixteen— deception slowly, painfully sinking in. I open my white French blinds; I look around the cul-de-sac, the well-kept middle class homes bounding mine. I imagine neighbors still sleeping in, not caring, not concerned what would be next for some of us. I wonder if all those times we spoke— me, [...]

Resiste / Resist, a poem and translation by Mariana Llanos

By | 2017-02-23T12:20:51+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: Issue 8: 19 Jan 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

Resiste Resiste, hermana, resiste. Levanta el puño y resiste. Resiste, hermana, resiste. Sube la voz y resiste. Resiste, hermana, resiste. Eleva la frente y resiste. Resiste, hermana, resiste. Hincha el pecho y resiste. Resiste, hermana, resiste. Planta los pies y resiste. Resiste hermana, resiste. Entrelaza los brazos y resiste. Resiste, hermana, resiste Avanza tu [...]