Unuy Quita

Cecilia Vicuña

Curving soundulating
magmatic stream

Pacha Pacarina
flashflood sphere

You are one


Zigzag meander

Spiraling joy

Who filled you with filth?

Chicha gone
around the bend

Playing splashing

Your sack
my span

One thirst!




Vicuña, Cecilia. “Unuy Quita.” Unravelling Words & the Weaving of Water. Ed. Eliot Weinberger. Trans. Eliot Weinberger and Suzanne Jill Levine. Minnesota: Graywolf Press, 1992. pp. 105-07.

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