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Pessoa | A Poem by Alberto Quero

There is a drama behind every mask
in front of them, too
How many each one of us is,
How many we are called by from the outside?

Only the wind accompanies us,
the wind that sneaks through our cracks.

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From Alberto’s award-winning poetry book, “Los Que Vinieron,” published in Spanish by Negro Sobre Blanco Editions. Caracas, Venezuela, 2014.


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