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Alejandra Pizarnik

And it’s always the lilac garden on the other side of the river. If the soul should ask you if that is far from here, you should say, On the other side of the river, not this one, but the one over there.  — Alejandra Pizarnik, from “For Octavio Paz,” Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962 – 1972. (New Directions; 1 edition, May 17, 2016) Originally published October 1994,

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