NACLA poetry series from CantoMundo's event "Ferguson/Ayotzinapa: CantoMundo Poets Read and Respond."

December 24, 2014

Urayoán Noel

On December 15, New York's Loisaida Center hosted a poetry reading in which current and former fellows of the national Latina/o poets workshop CantoMundo read from their work in solidarity with ongoing protests and mobilizations in and around Ferguson, Missouri, and the College of Ayotzinapa in Iguala, Mexico. NACLA is publishing a series from the event.

                                              43 anagrams for our-america #Ferguson

                                              43 anagramas para nuestra-américa #Ayotzinapa


USA Ripe Fang

                        Faringes Púa

USA Rife Pang

                        Ni Pa Fugarse

USA Grief Nap

                        Es Purga Afín

USA Feign Rap

                        Fuera Pingas

USA Fear Ping

                        Pegan Furias

USA Finer Gap

                        Paguen Frías

US Aping Fear

                        Pisar En Fuga

US Faring Ape

                        Pagaré Su Fin

A Figure Naps 

                        Repugna As If
Agape In Furs

                        Funges Arpía

Unfair Pages

                        Página Sufre

Sarape Fungi

                        Friega Su Pan

Fun Pig Areas

                        Pegar Fin USA

Rape Anus Fig

                        Pegas Rufián            

A Gunfire Asp

                        Farsa Pingüe

Pig Snafu Era

                        Fea Sin Purga

Ape's Fair Gun

                        Pugna Fieras

Pain Rag Fuse

                        Fugar Naipes

Sign Up A Fear

                        Figura Penas

Sip A Fear Gun

                        Uf Apnea Gris

Fine Pus Raga

                        Grafía En Pus

Pagan Fire Us

Urayoán Noel is Assistant Professor of English and Spanish at New York University. He is the author of In Visible Movement: Nuyorican Poetry from the Sixties to Slam (University of Iowa Press, 2014) and several books of poetry in English and Spanish, including EnUncIAdOr (Editora Educación Emergente, 2014) and the forthcoming Buzzing Hemisphere/Rumor Hemisférico (University of Arizona Press). Noel has been a fellow of CantoMundo, the Ford Foundation, and the Bronx Council on the Arts, and is a contributing editor of NACLA.  

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