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from the October 2005 issue

The Paths

Note: This poem was originally written in Mazateco.

All paths arrive
at the only road that exists.
In the darkness only mystery
is transparent.
No one answers,
silence too
is a way to scream,
and I go screaming.

Originally published in Nuni, año IV, número 9, México.

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