Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz
San Miguel Nepantla / Mexico
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Since I'm Condemned

Since I'm condemned to death
by your decree, Fabio,
and don't appeal, resist or flee
the wrathful judgment, hear me,
for there's no culprit of such guilt
should be refused confession.

Because, you say, you've been informed
my breast has caused offence to you,
I stand condemned, ferocious one.

Does uncertain news, not fact,
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