"And it’s in the young night, its clenched heart
where that jade is opened.
Where that garden flows out
and upends. It’s in the living eyes
of the jaguar of the night:
One blink is the dream,
another is death singing
now so silkily.
And its cadenced voice is a young
Her voice touches the edge
and the volume of things. Touches the astonished
Coral Bracho is a Mexican poet who writes the most lush of poetry. Reading her work is like transcending time, body, space - into another. Her words run with the energy, life force, and fluidity of rivers. And the titles of her collections of work alone are stunning: "Firefly Under the Tongue", "Peces de Piel Fugaz (Fish of Fleeting Skin)", & "La Voluntad del Ámbar (The Will of Amber)". Scroll through for a bit of her work, and indulge.
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