Amigo Warfare: Poems by Eric Gamalinda

By Eric Gamalinda

Eric Gamalinda's Amigo struggle is a gorgeous meditation on identification and the methods we connect to ourselves, with one another, and with the realm: Grief is a country of every person a rustic borderless. Gamalinda's voice soars and swoops via superb, heartbreaking language, delivering convenience amid the grief all of us percentage. In Gamalinda's poems, we're on their lonesome, jointly.

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His mailbox still gets plump with mail. Nothing gets returned to sender. No one eats the roses. 63 Burning the Body, after Tarkovsky Our bodies are a sign that time once made its home in us, we are connected to time the way the earth wears the orbit of the moon, and light is how time communicates, feeling is memory distilled to its purest form: don’t you remember how the evening wouldn’t let go of all that blue, how your tongue woke salt from its sleep? In the space made sacred by bone and steel, does the cold still offend you, what is the velocity of silence, does your night correspond to our night, are we foreign now, do the things we touch turn to light, and is this how we feel the presence of time, not by remembering but by touching?

The gates have all been left open. Someone is raping the children. And we have nothing to declare. For Agha Shahid Ali 52 The Remembered World The songs that bid the refugee farewell, the songs that bid the conqueror to stay resemble one another. Mahmoud Darweesh Half the people love, half the people hate. And where is my place between such well-matched halves? Yehuda Amichai 1 Some of us are born in the year of the dollar, some in the year of the gun. But there must be a season no one has weapons or currency for, in which the smallest voices still give praise to rain.

He may have fallen from the crags, his bones now interred with graffiti, the zigzags and apothems whose inscrutability was sorcery, medicine, object of fear. Let that be a lesson to all who want to be remembered. You must carry nothing, disappear quietly, leave no other clues. A sailor in a shipwreck, dazzled by Saint Elmo’s fire. A hunter or a shepherd, the words wool and venison sacred to you. Decipher the enigma of verdigris. Be metal, be clandestine. Navigate through shadows, use touch and sound to recognize the shape of luminance.

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