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twenty-first century greece


and this is all there is— greek silhouette in post-modern thought, perfect planes from local descent. we are beating-heart marble. i am scorching-hot stone. here is what i hate most: the idea of being flawed. so when we speak, it is with roles memorized: you the lover, him the coward, her the hero, me the villain. tell me, Aeschylus, what to say. something that will make me cruel.

 

Ariana I. Navedo Sostre is a poet and writer from Puerto Rico. She has been writing for three years — when she learned some things look better in shiny black letters rather than gasping voice.

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