August 3, 2016

LGBTQ Poets Respond to the Pulse Nightclub Shooting

Don Cellini


cell phones but no one answers. It's your sister. It's your cousin. Forty-nine tragic flowers bloom red on the dance floor. Es tu mamá. Es tu hermano. Outside, the night pulses with light, a wailing of sounds. Inside no one answers. It's me. Speak your dark words to me.

Don Cellini is a teacher and translator, a poet and photographer, the first two by training, the second by good fortune. His most recent work is Stone Poems from FootHills Publishing. His translation El silencio de las horas / The Silence of the Hours was just recently released by Mayapple Press. You can see more of his work at .

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