El soñador despierta
con la mirada fija
en el techo del sueño...
The dreamer wakes
while he sleeps
with his gaze fixed
on the ceiling of the dream..."
Read "PAZ", "SEÑALES", and "DESAPARICIONES" and their translations from Sueño del insomnio / Dream of Insomnia by Isaac Goldemberg.
Isaac Goldemberg was born in Peru in 1945 and has lived in New York since 1964. He is the author of four novels, a collection of short fiction, thirteen collections of poetry and three plays.
"I thought of Nolan, too. His job situation had him all stressed out. The cruise could be turned into something fun, a second honeymoon of sorts. We hadn’t had much intimacy, sexual or otherwise, for months. I hadn’t called him 'papito,' my romantic nickname for him, in a long time. He needed a vacation, poor guy. So did I.
Candela passed me the poodle, who wasn’t happy to be back on the grooming table.
'You’re going to live la vida loca for a few days, Merceditas. It’ll do you good!'"
Check out the first chapter of Death Under the Perseids by Teresa Dovelpage
Teresa Dovalpage was born in Havana, Cuba. She has a PhD in Hispanic Literature from the University of New Mexico and is currently a Spanish professor at New Mexico Junior College.