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Issue # 6 January 2012
"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Francesca Castaño lives and works in Barcelona. She is a Spaniard who writes in English. Her Master's thesis was published by the University of Barcelona, in February 2010. Her poems have appeared in; Ygdrasil: A Journal of the Poetic Arts, Selected Poems by Francesca Castaņo, December 2011. Unshod Quills. The Indian Diary. The Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, December 2011

Francesca Castaño

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The void is always there,
a stone falling from the blue.

And yet, each afternoon
falls softly,

a scarf over the shoulders,
light and protective.

The chaos of tomorrow,
a night away.