What stunning metaphors! Metaphors that seem to quicken from an inborn reflex, rather than from an intentional effort to invent correspondences.
Monthly Archives: January 2013
To prepare for tomorrow’s Cuban-American inaugural poet, today I read poems by men and women with roots in Cuba. Poets J. Martí, N. Guillén, J. Kozer, RM. Rodríguez, D.M. Loynaz, J.L. Lima, H. Padilla, N. Morejón.
HERE IS THE SHOE IN WHICH I EXERCISED AT THE GYM. WHEN ON THE TREADMILL, I RECITE POEMS WHICH I HAVE MEMORIZED, ONE SYLLABLE PER FOOTSTEP.