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Andrés Cerpa

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Andrés Cerpa’s poetry collection Bicycle in a Ransacked City: An Elegy is forthcoming from Alice James Books in January 2019. He lives in New York City.

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When I woke for school the next day the sky was uniform & less than infinite        	
  with the confusion of autumn & my father
as he became distant with disease the way a boy falls beneath the ice,
  before the men that cannot save him—