Silvia Curbelo

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Silvia Curbelo Poems

1. Ambush 1/9/2007
2. Learning To Play Coltrane 6/15/2007
3. Painting Gala 7/2/2007
Best Poem of Silvia Curbelo

Painting Gala

Gala in childhood. In rain.
In white garments. On a train
with a book and a suitcase.
Gala with swans, untouched
by sadness, feathers
tumbling from her mouth.
Without shoes. With a glass
of warm milk, sitting
crosslegged in the garden chair.

Gala in a taxi. In sleep.
In love with silence, her good
friend, her confidante,
and behind her left shoulder
the road. A madonna,
a bird, a many-
ringed thing like a tree
trunk. Windblown.

Sullen as a starfish.
Marooned, a beached
thing, moonlight spreading
the great satin ...

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