Similcadencia written by Mario Bojórquez
Translated from the Spanish by Verónica González

But how do I tell myself, tell you, tell them
that I have, you have, they have, narrowed eyes
If in the back of the eyes, I keep, you keep, they keep, 
The almond of the days and the broken summers. 

But how do I quiet myself, quiet you, quiet them,
This silence is theirs, yours, mine, 
If in my, your, their eyes there are open pigeons
Above fields of blood, that I, you, they