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Jimmy Santiago Baca

(2 January 1952 / Santa Fe, New Mexico)

Like an Animal


Behind the smooth texture
Of my eyes, way inside me,
A part of me has died:
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  • Marie Valdez (4/26/2009 11:05:00 PM)

    Only one that has walked in the shoes of a prisoner can identify with his or her poetry with the feeling of how it is behind the walls of a prison and i'm one of them, this is too real to deny or forget about it. (Report) Reply

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