Sep/Oct 2017 • Vol. XXXIX No. 5 Poetry |

Scales

   How Does This Compare with Other Mass Shootings?       — New York Times, June 12, 2016 On one hand, I hold the iPhone, all news made small, and on the other, your hand, by which I also mean the memory of your breath,tracing my face as morning opened around us. How do I hold this world's bullets and the strands of sutured light cast by the blinds onto your chest? There are wounds that never close.Bridges rebuilt in the wake of fire. Everything is for sale. Every day another app. 

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Cintia Santana
Cintia Santana’s poetry, fiction, and translations have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Michigan Quarterly Review, Missouri Review, Narrative, Pleiades, RHINO, Spillway, Threepenny Review, and other journals. The recipient of a CantoMundo Fellowship and a Djerassi Resident Artists Program Fellowship, she teaches poetry and fiction workshops in Spanish, as well as literary translation courses at Stanford University. Most recently, Mary Szybist selected Santana’s work for inclusion in the Best New Poets 2016 anthology.

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