el ensueño


february 21, 2022
the uncle

One solemn evening, in a provincial
town my uncle died;/ At his bedside,
I heard dear Salvador sigh:

november 24, 2020
the invasion of the donkeys
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In the days of old, the pobladores of
Somoto were overwhelmed by waves
of the stoic pack animals. How and
why did these gentle beasts of burden
come to be in the valley of Somoto?

2020-22, in the years of the pestilence, the depression and the war
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