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C.T. Salazar

Mostly I’d Like to Be a Spiderweb because in the rain I’d look like a cracked windowwithout a church to belong to. You could look through me and see the world in front of us. One time, my ex-lovers made a road of tongues for me.I took my shoes off to feel the song a… Continue reading C.T. Salazar

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Academic Journal · American Culture · American Literature · Contemporary · Excerpt · Latin-American Culture · Latinx Poet · Online Journal · Online Magazine · Passage · Periodical · Poetry

C. T. Salazar

I could say surrender until it sounds like a song or salve. I could hold your love in my mouth and make pearls of it. — C. T. Salazar, from “You Called Me Castaway and I Called You,” micro collection This Might Have Meant Fire: Poems, INCH quarterly (no. 39, Summer 2019)

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Raymond Carver,

This Word Love I will not go when she calls even if she says I love you, especially that, even though she swears and promises nothing but love love. The light in this room covers every thing equally; even my arm throws no shadow, it too is consumed with light. But this word love —… Continue reading Raymond Carver,

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