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Friday, November 27, 2015

My submission to "La Familia"

I finger these words, like
beads of an ancestral rosary:
Buona sera, signorina!
Céad mile fáilte! Muito obrigado.
So many voices flow into
the sea of who I am,
my heart beats polyglottally,
many-tongued and joyful.

2 comments:

  1. Glad to see you getting your work out there! This one seems quite right for Herrera's project.

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    1. Thanks, Jeff! The suggested theme for the month of 11/15 to 12/14 was "language weaving," so it seemed appropriate to go multilingual!

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