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Remember when god abandoned
you and it was summer?
Remember when he said
keep rummaging
through dumpsters, garbage, plazas, wombs,
scraps and lungs?
Remember how he just
left you facing that brief plate?
Remember praying
as the sun came up?
Do you remember god and summer?

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Paula Simonetti
Laura Cesarco Eglin, Catherine Jagoe
Original language:
Spanish (Uruguay)
2015 Number 3 - SOLD OUT - The Tangled Route

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Paula Simonetti

PAULA SIMONETTI was born in Montevideo. She is the author of the poetry collection En la boca de los tristes (Montevideo: LoQu...

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Laura Cesarco Eglin


Laura Cesarco Eglin

Laura Cesarco Eglin received an M.A. in English Literature from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and an M.F.A. in Creative...

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Catherine Jagoe

CATHERINE JAGOE’s translations of poems by Paula Simonetti have appeared in Notre Dame Review, spoKe and Words Without Borders...

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