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Paola Capó-García

Paola Capó-García is a poet and translator from San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her book Clap for Me That’s Not Me, winner of the 2017 Black Box Poetry Prize, is forthcoming from Rescue Press this year. She is the cofounder and editor, with Maria Flaccavento, of littletell and lives in San Diego.

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Poem in Which I Only Use Vowels

Poem in which I have wisdom. 
Poem in which I have a father.
Poem in which I care. 
Poem in which I am from another country. 
Poem in which I Spanish. 
Poem in which flowers are important. 
Poem in which I make pretty gestures. 
Poem in which I am a Deceptacon. 
Poem in which I am a novelist. 
Poem in which I use trash. 
Poem in which I am a baby. 
Poem in which I swaddle. 
Poem in which I bathe. 
Poem in which I am a box. 
Poem in which its face is everything. 
Poem in which faces are everywhere. 
Poem in which I swear. 
Poem in which I take an oath. 
Poem in which I make a joke. 
Poem in which I can’t move.