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I’ve got a shortcut through the sky
along which only I walk.
But today you will come with me,
you will come on my arm.
You, girl, and my friends,
all of us, locking arms.

I’ve got a shortcut through the sky.
You will come, we will all go.
All of us, locking arms.

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Líber Falco
Laura Chalar
Original language:
Spanish (Uruguay)
2015 Number 3 - SOLD OUT - The Tangled Route

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Líber Falco

LÍBER FALCO was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1906. He lived all his life in relative poverty. One of Uruguay’s best-loved p...

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Laura Chalar

LAURA CHALAR was born in Montevideo. She has published five books and is the author of many translations from and into Spanish...

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