Wednesday, October 5, 2011


Black jet crystals: I swear to you that azabache
is a magic word. If you repeat
the incantation for a thousand million years
black shiny fossils will appear
in the carbonized tears of Araucaria
—Mariana Romo-Carmona, Sobrevivir y Otros Complejos

(Azabache means a deep black, glistening color.)

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