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Pilar Fraile Amador
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Pilar Fraile Amador
Pilar Fraile Amador is a Spanish writer and poet highly regarded for her writing across several genres. She has published the short story collection Los Nuevos Pobladores, as well as four poetry collections:  Falta (Ed. Amargord), Larva & Cerca (Ed. Amargord), La pecera subterránea (Ed. Amargord) and El límite de la ceniza (Prensas universitarias de Zaragoza). Her work (both translated and original) has appeared in diverse anthologies and magazines across the globe, and her anticipated first novel, Las ventajas de la vida en el campo, has just been released by Penguin Random House branch Caballo de Troya in March 2018.

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Vol. 73
Earth Elegies
Fall 2019
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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March 31, 2020
in the pharmacy of the child
one used a hopscotch stone
a jacket zipper one’s tongue
the sharper tongue of a friend
anything to get one’s soft skin back
March 17, 2020
1.

Because he could picture himself curled up on the shelf of the refrigerator between the bread and the light.

2.

Because he stared up at the sprinkler attachment and thought of it as a metal flower.
March 10, 2020
Mears takes your name. As soon as you say it, he speaks it in quick echo, and it is now his and no longer yours. We don’t know what he does with it or what it does for him, but we do know what happens to those he pilfers.