Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Border: A Double Sonnet

Alberto Ríos, 1952

The border is a line that birds cannot see.
The border is a beautiful piece of paper folded carelessly in half.
The border is where flint first met steel, starting a century of fires.
The border is a belt that is too tight, holding things up but making it hard to breathe...

Continue reading The Border here and find more poetry to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (through 15 October).