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Monday, November 30, 2020


by Andrés Castro

For Julian Assange

Under a falling red sun, 
     in the stench of decomposing
leaves and muddy 
dark earth,
     He turns over a stone. See!

     Circling white centipede—
Dancing black spider—
     Tangle of worms

Andrés Castro, a PEN member, is listed in the Directory of Poets and Writers. His work appears in the recently released anthology We are Antifa: Expressions Against Fascism, Racism and Police Violence in The United States and Beyond and he keeps a personal blog, The Practicing Poet: Dialogue to Creativity, Poetry, and Liberation