DOWNTOWN DF

The toughest guy on the street sells frilly pink socks for infant girls  My neighbour doesn’t smoke weed anymore  In the inky dawn a mariachi blows his trumpet across the sky  It floats to the doorstep, where he now sniffs solvents, all night blank  The same sad señora pushes her little pile of carnitas across... Continue Reading →

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EVOCATION OF SILENCE (TRANSLATION EXTRACTS) BY HANS GIÉBE

Hans Giébe is an artist, writer, painter and poet who hails from the city of Pachuca in the Mexican state of Hidalgo.  He is quite prolific in his output and also writes at his site 'The Seventh Verb.'  Take a look!   I met Hans sometime last year at a poetry reading of the online... Continue Reading →

SHORT ODE TO CHILE

Return to Chile Of my youth and diurnal dreams Empanadas and Pisco straight Elongated limb of extremes Patagonian towers of grey-spired mass to Lake Chungará  – exquisite mirror of snow-capped peaks Incomparable port of my love Valparaiso:  steep streets to heaven Where just to meander amongst ramshackle beauty Is a sure path to joy And... Continue Reading →

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