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At eighty, my aunt falls asleep
listening to old songs on her portable radio.
In her room, in the dark,
what was ethereal has become vital.
I suppose these things happen
and they will also happen to me.
At the end of life
the only music left
is outside ourselves.

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Fabián Casas
Adriana Scopino
Original language:
Spanish (Argentina)
2013 Number 1 - Strange Tracks

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Fabián Casas

Fabián Casas is a journalist, short story writer, essayist and novelist who lives in Buenos Aires. His collected poems, Horla...

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Adriana Scopino

Adriana Scopino is a graduate of Drew University’s Master of Fine Arts in Poetry and Poetry in Translation Program. Her chapbo...

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