Angela NarcisoTorres in Drunken Boat

“Song of the Sea with Three Lines from Carlos Drummond de Andrade,” a poem by alumna Angela Narciso Torres (poetry, ’09) appears in the latest issue of Drunken Boat:

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Why does the deep seem deeper, the sea

wilder this morning? Next to it, life

is a static sun without warmth or light.

Our backs, not bent over papers at a desk, uncoil.

Lungs fill with air. Freed from leather, our feet

leave blurred, disappearing shapes

on the wave-swept bed. Friendships, birthdays,

personal matters don’t count. Everything is relative, …[Keep Reading]…

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