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Palabras Errantes Latin American Literature in Translation

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To Leave
To Leave

By Lucía Lorenzo. Translated by Elsa Treviño Ramírez (They had turned her against a piece of greenish paper and they had turned her again against the same piece of greenish paper). It rained. She drank a cortado in a downtown bar. She waited. The rain drew a curtain on the ample picture windows. (They had […]

Cardinal
Cardinal

By Lucía Lorenzo. Translated by Elsa Treviño Ramírez. To spend the summer like that, for a girl, she believed, and even for an animal, was incomprehensible. It was not possible to do more than stand against the wall of shade, looking out at the open, and there faraway, remote, a cow, with its rumps, two shoulders upwards, […]

Women Like You
Women Like You

By Lucía Lorenzo. Translated by Elsa Treviño Ramírez A nurse asked her the given name. She said something, but less than a name. The nurse asked her where she lived. She drew a circle with one finger. The face, battered. She pointed it out. She showed it to the nurse as if it was a […]