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Isabalino Anastasio Guzman
Isabalino Anastasio Guzman is a poet from Brooklyn, New York. His work explores the divisions within society, especially the divisions within one’s own identity. He’s currently working on his first book, a narrative series of poems about his struggle to maintain his Puerto Rican heritage. Isablaino has been published in over a dozen including: Big City Lit, The Same Magazine, Shot Glass Journal, Symmetry Pebbles, Underground voices, Toe Good Poetry, and Inclement Poetry.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by Isabalino Anastasio Guzman and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
………………….I’m here: …..…Among
Losing myself through ……..security and Bacardi
Outside, a man offers me a taxi – speaks
…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..…..….I ride the taxi home
To Photograph a Whisper
I always carry with me a box of photographs
No es sencillo. I wish to capture the bird’s flight
Frank Scalero grew up unincorporated with rural dreams and an urban future. His Uncle George, a Vietnam veteran Wisconsin farmer 2nd father, captured his youthful imagination, relegating his mind to vacillate between suburban realities and back-woods fantasies. Most days, however, he spends in a classroom, trying to pry border-urban youth roots up out of some pretty thin soil.
The following work is Copyright © 2013, and owned by Frank Scalero and may not be distributed or reprinted in any form whatsoever without written permission from the author.
Lope and Howl
When I was Eighteen,
I still howl desire into the darkness of night,