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  • Crecer
  • Marjorie Agosín (bio)

Crecí después de tu muerteMis uñas se tornaron negrasLa cabellera una madeja de luna secaHuérfana entre los huérfanosLa soledad y yo meciéndose enLos abismos.

Después de tu muerteElegí las cosas inefablesUna caricia perdidaEl beso que en mi frenteMe obsequiasteCuando buscábamos aDios.

Después de tu muerte perdíLa confianza en las bibliasY en los evangeliosTambién rehusé a las pasionesIntermitentes. [End Page 84]

Marjorie Agosín

Marjorie Agosín grew up in Santiago Chile hearing the stories of her family who escaped the Holocaust as well as the pogroms. Agosín has documented her family's lives in two memoirs A Cross and a Star and Always from Somewhere Else. She is the author of Among the Angels of Memory, a collection of poetry dedicated to her great grandmother. The author of nearly twenty books as well as the recipient of important literary and Human Rights awards, Agosín is a professor of Spanish at Wellelsey College where she teaches courses on the literature of Latin American Jewish women and on human rights.



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