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The Prodigal Son by Roque Dalton

Once again the deep abyss, the old customs! What shall we do, then, with our laughter, with our freedom, with our morals based on anger? You talk to me about the spirit – an old Sunday theme -, you’re lovely … Continue reading

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Roque Dalton – Two Poems

Communism will be, among other things, an aspirin the size of the sun.   The first of these great short poems by Salvodoran poet, guerilla and communist, Roque Dalton, was translated and sent to me by Kansas City poet Anne … Continue reading

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