25 October 2013
“We stayed that way for a long while, until satisfaction and good sense separated us. It was when she got up from the table that I discovered, perplexed, the fate of my poem. It was printed on the woman’s back.”
—Ricardo Sumalavia, from “First Impressions”
Translated from the Spanish by Daniel Alarcón. Image credit Lina Scheynius.
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