Author: Melisa Machado

Melisa Machado was born in Durazno, Uruguay, in 1966. She lives in Montevideo. She is a poet, journalist, writer, art analyst and therapist. Her books Ritual de las Primicias (1994), El lodo de la Estirpe (2005), Adarga (2000), Jamba de Flores Negras (2006) and Marjal o Animal (2008) were collected in Rituales (2011). El Canto Rojo was first published by the Sediento Ediciones (Mexico) in 2013. Her poems have been included in several anthologies, including El Amplio Jardín (2005), Nada es igual después de la poesía: Cincuenta poetas uruguayos del medio siglo, 1955-2005 (2005) and The World Record, (2012). Her work has previously been translated into English, Italian and Swedish.

The Red Song
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The Red Song

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Poetry. Latinx Studies. Translated from the Spanish by Seth Michelson. If Paul Celan's ghost sang from inside the pit of a cherry... if each slow stroke of a comb through cool, dark hair could be graphed into language, it might sing THE RED SONG. Me...

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