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Cecilia Llompart was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Florida. Her first collection,
, was published by Carnegie Mellon University Press in the spring of 2014.
Because we have mouths. Because we have nobread. Because of the oil in the water—which is / thicker, apparently, than blood. Ditto money.Because of…
Consider, O Lord, how You sit atop the sky; like a man / in a glass bottom boat. / / Consider sky elsewhere; worn thin as a mattress. / / …
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Please Explain Please Explain Please
Every man might have a winter / he holds secret to himself, / a night so cold the ears / of cattle brittle and break, / a vast dark he can only…
THE UNDERWATER CITY
You were happy, and thus, suspect. Inquiries were made. / Your weight and height were measured at different times, / under varying conditions....
// in the forest we gather fallen branches / twig texture modeled on the spiraling / horns of an African antelope / / barefoot birds / …
NO CHILDREN, WILL TRAVEL
// she knew when the pollen coated the car / in sulfur slip / it was another summer / with no child / / with no child / they travel…
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