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Vertical Labyrinth: Poems in Translation --- Nela Rio | Numéro Cinq
The Argentinian-born poet Nela Rio’s writing is imbued with nostalgia and longing. She composes poems about everything from women victims of imprisonment and torture to the tango. She has even published a collection of erotic poetry. In El Laberinto vertical/Vertical Labyrinth, Rio invents a woman-centered creation story, an original myth meant to disrupt the Christian biblical tradition.