READING EMMA GOLDMAN

As an antidote to fear,
with the yellowed desperation of the shipwrecked,
as a way of conjuring Spirit, its flickering green flame.

 
 

LEYENDO A EMMA GOLDMAN

Como antídoto al miedo,
con la desesperación amarillenta de los naufragados,
una forma de conjurar el Espíritu, su llama verde parpadeante.

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