Monthly Archives: September 2012

Noche de lluvia, San Salvador

A breathtaking poem by Aracelis Girmay (b. 1977) to be posted this week…

(Taken from a New York’s Metro Card. Poetry in Motion ® MTA

Kingdom Animalia © 2011 by the author)


Rain who nails the earth,

whose infinite legs

nail the earth, whose silver faces

touch my faces, I marry you. & open

all the windows of my house to hear

your million feral versions

of si si



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