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Eloisa Amezcua

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Eloisa Amezcua

Eloisa Amezcua's debut collection, From the Inside Quietly, was published by Sundress Publications in 2018. She is the founder of Costura Creative and lives in Columbus, Ohio.

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            after Tyehimba Jess 

Freedom is what you can buy 
with a left jab & a right cross. 

You’ve got the uppercut of a champ.
On a sweaty August night, you watch 

Ramos v Ramos from the Olympic
on TV. You turn off the blaring AC, 

want to hear the fighters’ tssiiuu tssiiuu,

after Bobby Chacon

I don’t care about the title
I’m in this for the money

I care about the title
I care about the money

I’m in this for the title
I don’t care about the money

I’m for the money I don’t care
I don’t care I’m