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Possible Elegy

Alone I sailed.
Where will I arrive?

If the hot air balloon were lost,
on what land would it fall?

If the ship were to wreck,
it would sink in what waters?

Alone I started.
No one knows why.

But, I, yes I, know!

      (Text of the poem in the original Spanish)

José María Hinojosa

Black Tulips: The Selected Poems of José María Hinojosa
UNO Press

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